Mystery Flower from SC

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Date Photo Taken: 08/29/2013
Location: Griffin, GA
Posted By: HKRE


This plant dies back in the winter and comes alive in the spring and blooms July-August. It does not have a noticeable fragrance. The leaves are large and lush. It came from my homeplace in SC but family members so not have a name for it.


  1. Sweet tea Unregistered says:

    My grandmother called it a ginger flower.

    September 3rd, 2013 at 8:14 am
  2. Linda Gay Unregistered says:

    Sweet tea is right, it is a ginger.

    Curcuma petiolata, Hidden Ginger.

    September 20th, 2013 at 11:31 pm

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