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(Zingiberaceae)

Globba aff. hookeri - HWJCM471

Pot Size: 2 litre (deep)
Price: £10.00
Description:
From one of our collection gathered from eastern Nepal on our 1995 expedition a curious and seldom seen member of the ginger family. Found growing at fairly high altitude within the forest where it had formed a small colony of slender upright stems to 1.5m tall, clothed in large glossy Hedychium-styled leaves. With upright racemes only pendant terminally of unusual yellow arrow-shaped flowers with exceptionally long curved styles, in succession on short stalks. Soon after transforming to small bulbils which drop to the ground and soon form a colony. Sun or shade in humus rich well drained soil, protect in cold areas.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Zingiberaceae) Globba aff. hookeri HWJCM471
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial Yellow Summer, autumn medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich Part shade, Sun Deciduous bold Nepal
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
No
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