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Costus barbatus - Red Tower Ginger / Spiral Ginger


Costus barbatus - Red Tower Ginger / Spiral Ginger (Costus barbatus - Red Tower Ginger / Spiral Ginger)

A close up of the flower bracts...the actual flower are yellow.
Photo taken Oct. 19, 2009 in the Botanical Building in San
Diego, CA.



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Beautiful.

4 Nov, 2009

 

What a stunning colour.....its gorgeous.........

4 Nov, 2009

 

Agree with Bernieh and a nice close up pic too Delonix:-)

4 Nov, 2009

 

Yep beautifull

4 Nov, 2009

 

Clear shot of a beautiful plant.

4 Nov, 2009

 

Thanks so much for the comments!

I have this plant and hope to post a photo
when it bloom which it didn't this year for the
first time in years.

5 Nov, 2009

 

A lovely form of ginger. I hope yours blooms again for you soon Delonix.

5 Nov, 2009

 

GT:

Thanks! I'm sure it will bloom next spring, summer
again.

5 Nov, 2009

 

stunning!!!!

11 Nov, 2009

 

Aleyna:

Thanks!

12 Nov, 2009



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