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Name: Gene Staver
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gasrocks
Aug 12, 2016 3:54 PM CST
One of my all time favorite house plants, Ginger family. Aromatic foliage. I keep dividing them up and have too many. I can send you some. Send me a Tree Mail (lower 48 only.) Gene
Name: ursula
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Mutisia
Aug 12, 2016 5:19 PM CST
Since I don't know the plant, I checked with our PDB and this is what I found:

Alpine Veronica (Veronica wormskjoldii)

(Alpina nutans is a syn.)

Are you sure they are related to Ginger?

Good luck trading!
Name: Gene Staver
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gasrocks
Aug 13, 2016 3:07 AM CST
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alpinia_nutans

You found the wrong plant. Gene
Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Aug 13, 2016 10:33 AM CST
@Mutisia Ursula, I think this is the plant gasrocks/Gene is referring to: Cinnamon Ginger (Alpinia nutans) It was just misspelled Alpina in the subject of the thread.
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Name: Gene Staver
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gasrocks
Aug 13, 2016 10:49 AM CST
Yes, sorry about that. The older I get, the worse my typing and eyesight gets. Gene
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Name: ursula
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Mutisia
Aug 13, 2016 2:27 PM CST
... and I trust what our PDB has to say. After all our Moderators are BOTANICAL EXPERTS and do their job very seriously.

Wikipedia has a bit of this and a bit of that .....

Lin: you are amazing!

I would love to take some, Gene, but it's not possible Sighing!
Name: Missy
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Zazinnia
Aug 13, 2016 8:15 PM CST
Pm sent
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Name: Ibis
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IbisFla
Aug 16, 2016 7:37 AM CST
@gasrocks, just sent you a tree-mail.
Name: Laurie Basler
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lauriebasler
Aug 18, 2016 2:53 AM CST
I would love to suggest that Gene give us hints of plants on his wish list, so we can return the favor. I have seen his generosity here time and again, and can't seem to dig up his wish list. Rolling my eyes.
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Name: Gene Staver
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gasrocks
Aug 18, 2016 3:33 AM CST
I have no wish list for plants. I have too many house plants now. Gene
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IbisFla
Aug 18, 2016 1:17 PM CST
Gene, @gasrocks, I received the Alpinia today. They look great, very healthy! Please check your Paypal. Thank you again!

Ibis
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Name: Kathy
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Kathy547
Aug 18, 2016 1:22 PM CST
Received mine today as well. They look great!!!! Will try to get posted out tomorrow. Thank you again for your offer!!!!!
Name: Missy
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Zazinnia
Aug 18, 2016 7:28 PM CST
Got mine!! Hurray!
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and the story never ends." Lyrics by Bill and Gloria Gaither

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Name: Gene Staver
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gasrocks
Aug 27, 2016 8:22 AM CST
I still have some left. Gene
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Zazinnia
Aug 27, 2016 7:54 PM CST
I love the way it smells!

"Loving God... loving each other....
and the story never ends." Lyrics by Bill and Gloria Gaither

Aint nothing flashing but the fireflies...lyrics by Paul Simon

Name: Gene Staver
Portage WI 53901 (Zone 5a)
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gasrocks
Aug 27, 2016 9:02 PM CST
Yes, sorta a cinnamon smell. Most of mine release the fragrance when I water them. I have never seen them flower but aromatic leaves are just fine. Gene
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Cinta
Aug 29, 2016 3:50 PM CST
Gee now you made me want some. I love anything fragrant.
PM on the way if you have any left.

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