Tropicals forum: Blue ginger still blooming

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Name: Cinda
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gardengus
May 17, 2016 7:37 AM CST
I placed a photo of this bloom in the database on the first of January
I just took this photo when I put the plant outside for the summer
that is four and a half months

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Is that normal or maybe just because it was inside?

This plant is not hardy here so I grow it as a house plant.
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Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
May 17, 2016 9:51 AM CST
So pretty! I finally got one and am impatiently waiting for it to grow up and bloom for me.
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Name: Betsy
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piksihk
May 19, 2016 3:01 PM CST
Hurray! for you! I finally obtained these and impatiently waiting for it to bloom. They are just so pretty!
How big is your plant? I have very small ones and a bigger one - they are in pots and overwinterd in the garage.
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Name: Cheryl
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ShadyGreenThumb
May 19, 2016 3:06 PM CST
Good job! I am having a hard time getting mine to grow outside.
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Name: Elaine
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dyzzypyxxy
May 19, 2016 8:25 PM CST
It's normal for it to keep on blooming as long as you're giving it enough light, warmth and water/fert. Way to go!

They grow and bloom here for 9 or 10 months of the year, take a rest when we get some cold nights in January, then resume in March or so.
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Name: Cinda
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gardengus
May 20, 2016 3:31 PM CST
My plant is not large only two stalks , it has been in this pot for a couple years.
Elaine , thanks for the info on bloom time I will see how long this flower will last and report back.
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