Globba globulifera /

Globba globulifera   / Globba globulifera
Plant is late summer in flower, suffering from drought
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Plant is late summer in flower, suffering from drought

Flowers make nice cut flowers for arrangements

Close-up of flowers

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Scientific Name: Globba globulifera
Common Name:
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Purple
Light Exposure: Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Produces purplish flowers all summer long that make excellent for use in floral arrangements. Produces bulbils that can be used to propogate more plants. Have seen it grow from these in the garden. This ginger is more drought tolerant than other ones. This genus tends to spread rapidly in the landscape where conditions are goof for its growth.