Common Name: Hardy Pincushion Ginger Family: Zingiberaceae (The Ginger Family)
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This magnificent species has luxuriant and very broad dark green foliage with a unique inflorescence. The flowers are white and delicate with extremely long white stamens. The flowers are held tightly in the inflorescence which is wider than it is tall. Full sun in rich soil with abundant moisture during the growing season. Mulch with fallen leaves in winter. In colder regions grow in a pot or store in dry peat moss and keep above zero.
Moist places and on forest edges.
||Primary Bloom Colour||White/Cream
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||Bloom Time||Late Summer
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Recommended Companion Plants:
Buddleia davidii "'Black Knight'"
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