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Name: Kat Parker
Eastern PA
kajo539
Feb 20, 2016 7:43 AM CST
has anyone ever heard of a Zingiber Golden Bush? I rec'd one as a gift, and I cannot find any info on it. I am wondering if that is really what the name is. Has anyone heard of it, and if so, how do I take care of it?
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
Feb 20, 2016 5:22 PM CST
Post a couple photos here. Maybe someone will recognize what it really is.

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Name: Kat Parker
Eastern PA
kajo539
Feb 20, 2016 5:48 PM CST



Name: Rob Duval
Mason, New Hampshire (Zone 5b)
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robertduval14
Feb 20, 2016 5:49 PM CST

Plants Admin

I don't grow any of these myself, but there are many members here that do grow plants in that Genus.

http://garden.org/search/index...

That link will show all the plants we currently have in our database from the genus, does your plant resemble any of these?
Name: Rob Duval
Mason, New Hampshire (Zone 5b)
Region: New Hampshire Vegetable Grower Daylilies Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Garden Ideas: Level 1 Tomato Heads
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robertduval14
Feb 20, 2016 5:55 PM CST

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kajo539 said:





I'm unsure WHAT that is, but it don't look like a ginger to me...
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Feb 20, 2016 6:08 PM CST
Try looking at Burbidgea schizocheila aka Golden BRUSH Ginger
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~~"Leaf of Faith"
Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
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Horntoad
Feb 20, 2016 6:52 PM CST
That does look like it greene and there are no pictures in the database.
Golden Brush (Burbidgea schizocheila)
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Name: Kat Parker
Eastern PA
kajo539
Feb 20, 2016 6:53 PM CST
That is it! Thank you so much, greene!
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Feb 20, 2016 6:54 PM CST
I tip my hat to you.
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~~"Leaf of Faith"

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