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Scarlet ginger

Scarlet ginger – easy to grow by all gardeners


August 2, 2018

By Ralph E. Mitchell Many gardeners shy away from exotic -looking plants with a mistaken fear related to their personal lack of horticultural skill. One such plant in bloom now is the scarlet ginger also known as Hedychium coccineum. This ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Butterfly Ginger, Disney, Hedychium Coccineum, Orange Bottlebrush Ginger, Perennial, Scarlet Ginger
Canna leaves

Double the color


July 11, 2018

By Ralph E. Mitchell I wrote an article awhile back about canna lilies. These perennial plants are so well-adapted to our area and their floral display is orchid-like and abundant. While the blooms are fantastic and come in shades of pink, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes
Tags: Bi-colors, Canna Lilies, Orange, Orchid-like, Perennial, Pink, Pink Sunburst, Red, Stuttgart, Tropicanna® Gold, White, Yellow

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