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Curcuma australasica 'Anita' - miniature Cape York Lily

Genus: Curcuma.

Species: Curcuma australasica.

Common name: Miniature Cape York Lily
Botanic name: Curcuma australasica

Naturally distributed through the tropical areas of Australia, the Cape York Lily (Curcuma Australasica) is a native turmeric of the ginger family.

It has striking long-lasting electric pink blooms. It dies back in the drier Winter months before re-merging from underground rhizomes with the onset of the 'wet' season.

It flowers from December to March. Place in part shade to full sun for optimum growth and flowering.

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