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By drdawg
May 20, 2014

Gingers, also called "ginger lilies," make great landscape or patio plants. They are tolerant of temperature extremes, will grow in poor soil, and can even grow in those wet areas where little else will grow. Most species are grown for their beautiful, fragrant flowers, but there are varieties used as condiments and varieties used as natural shampoo/conditioner in Hawaii.

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Name: Jill
Weatherby, Missouri (Zone 5a)
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May 20, 2014 7:35 AM CST
Very informative article. Thank you for introducing me to new forms of ginger. I have only known the native variety, Asarum canadense, which grows in my shade garden. Nothing splashy about it, although it is a jewel to my garden. I will need to explore some of the hardy varieties and see if they would also enjoy living in my garden space. Great article!
Name: Ken Ramsey
Starkville, MS (Zone 8a)

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May 20, 2014 7:40 AM CST
I tip my hat to you.
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