Hidden Lily (Curcuma petiolata)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 2 feet to 4 feet
Plant Spread: 2 feet to 3 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Underground structures: Tuber
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Photo gallery:
Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, GaDate: 2018-08-28Hidden Ginger Bloom 010
By dawiz1753
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Location: Savannah, Georgia, USADate: 2013-09-01
By greene
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Location: My gardenDate: AugustHidden Lily Bloom
By Suga
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Posted by Tincan on Jun 11, 2019 2:44 PM

Is this an edible ginger?

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piksihk On October 26, 2016 Transplanted
dug few bulbs from frt bed WG; will take to HW
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What is this plant? by thompsond07 Jul 3, 2018 11:12 PM 5
Ginger?? by ShadyGreenThumb Jul 25, 2014 10:34 AM 2
Untitled by Xeramtheum Feb 26, 2013 9:57 AM 1
Fall Blooms by LindaTX8 Oct 23, 2010 11:51 AM 37

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