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Gingers are blooming

Hedychium ‘Extendum’, a hybrid which was previously offered as a form of Hedychium gardnerianum. It is one of the largest and most robust of the gingers which may reach a height of 8′ tall and produces 1′ long spikes of fragrant light yellow flowers, each highlighted by a bright orange protruding stamen. Here in the Piedmont of North Carolina it begins flowering in early September and continues through October

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Blooming today in the garden: Colchicum

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Fall in The South….,,

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