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Re: ginger instructions

Wow, Sheri, impressive list.
Here's some additional names:

Spiral ginger is either Costus afer or Costus malortieanus
Butterfly ginger is Hedychium coronarium
Costus pictus is Painted Spiral Ginger or Spotted Spiral Ginger
Costus barbatus is Red Tower Ginger and also known as Spiral Ginger
Curcuma alismatifolia = Siam Tulip and Lotus Ginger
Alpinia caerulea is called Native Ginger (yeah, but where?) or Blue-fruited
Bamboo Ginger is Costus stenophyllus
Curcuma cordata = Jewel of Thailand, Pastel Hidden Ginger


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Sheri Ann Richerson" <SheriAnnRicherson@exoticgardening.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, January 31, 2005 5:30 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] ginger instructions

> Kitty,
> Hi, I have botanical names for some and not for others but here is the
> of what I grew last year. Most of these are still growing.
> Variegated spiral ginger
> Ginger 'Bronze' - could be 'Midnight'
> Costus pictus
> Butterfly ginger - yellow
> Butterfly ginger - yellow with red foliage
> Costus species - white
> Costus barbatus
> Ginger - large pinecone
> Costus
> Red Bamboo Ginger
> Costus Variegata
> Curcuma Corodata
> Curcuma Alismatifolia 'Kimono Pink'
> Curcuma Corodata 'White'
> Blue Ginger
> Bamboo Ginger
> Hedychium 'Dr. Moy'
> Hedychium 'Sherry Baby'
> Hedychium 'Ann Bishop'
> Hedychium 'Pink V'
> I also have some new ones that are coming up from seed. Those include:
> Alpinia caerulea - blue fruited shell ginger, edible fruits
> Hedychium coronarium - white butterfly ginger
> Hedychium kinkaku from Hawaii
> Hedychium species
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