Gardening

Gingers in the Garden

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We have a new section of garden to plant and one of the areas includes a shady spot under our fig tree. Because that area is also semi-protected, being on the south side of the house, it means we can plant some not-so-cold-tolerant species like this ginger.

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Chris and I were dazzled by this ‘Dancing Ladies’ ginger, Globba winitii.

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And the same species, different variety, called ‘White Dragon’.

I’m thinking we may end up trying to find some cold hardy ground orchids to put in as well, maybe a cymbidium or the like. But I’m loving the tinge of tropical and Florida that I can bring into our garden! Now, to see how they handle winter come January!

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