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Globba schomburgkii


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Globba schomburgkii has large, dark green, tropical leaves and large, golden yellow clusters of branched, ginger-like flowers.


Description:
Globba schomburgkii or golden dancing ladies has large, dark green, tropical leaves on two foot stems dangling with large, golden yellow clusters of branched, ginger-like flowers. It’s pretty spectacular. This species is the most cold hardy Globba in cultivation and arguably the most showy. Often grown in shaded areas, G. schomburgkii is tolerant of more sun which should aid in bringing it into bloom. Grow as a potted specimen and protect indoors in cold climates.


Common Name: Golden Dancing Ladies

Family: Zingiberaceae (The Ginger Family)

Zone Hardiness: 8-10

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour: Orange

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Summer

Soil Moisture: Moist, Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits:

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Shaded areas.

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Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Asia and the Pacific - Southeast Asia

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