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Can anyone tell me what this plant is ? Every year we chop it back and it keeps on coming bigger each time.




It's a Hedychium - a Ginger lily. Aren't you lucky to have it thriving in your garden! They're not always so accommodating. :-)))

20 Sep, 2010


Wow that is an interesting flower, I like it.

20 Sep, 2010


You are taking care of it the right way. You can chop off the old bits since it flowers on new rhizomes. If it was warmer where you are, it would spread rapidly. The Azorians call it Old Lady because the scent reminds them of old ladies. They also use the leaves in traditional bread baking.

20 Sep, 2010

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