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Re: [aroid-l] Globba was: free plants - need name

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Globba was: free plants - need name
  • From: "Marge Talt" mtalt@hort.net
  • Date: Sat, 24 Aug 2002 00:41:04 -0400

Globba!  That's it!  Thank you Alan.  Mine were in plastic bags -
guess they were left over from your place, as they were distributed
at the banquet.  So, I assume what I have is Globba schomburgkii,
which from a Google search, appears to be a type of non-hardy
ginger...flowers look interesting.

Found one site that said they start to go dormant when temps. stay
under 65F and should be brought in to about that temperature - not
less - and watered sparingly for winter while they are dormant.  Is
this what you'd recommend?

Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
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> From: Alan Galloway <alan_galloway@bellsouth.net>
> Marge,
> The following were gift plants that were available at my place on
> evening:
> Globba sp. (from China, hardy in USDA zone 7)
> Rohdea japonica
> Clivia miniata
> Peltandra virginica
> Alocasia macrorhizus variegata
> Jatropha (can't remember the species )
> Globba schomburkii (these were in plastic bags)
> and several odds and ends
> Alan

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