Guess what this is 21 NOW SOLVED

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Melvyn

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Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #30 on: December 31, 2011, 03:18:37 PM »
Sorry John, didnt read your reply correctly.Cheilocostus sp.?

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John

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Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #31 on: December 31, 2011, 05:04:41 PM »
Hi, I should have said no to Zingiber officinale.
John
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John

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Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #32 on: February 21, 2012, 07:05:14 PM »
This is taking too long and you have all lost interest so here's the whole flower head. More guesses?
John
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Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #33 on: February 21, 2012, 09:50:45 PM »
ah - Canna?
Mike
Geologist by Uni training, IT consultant, Referee for Viola for Botanical Society of the British Isles, commissioned author and photographer on Viola for RHS (Enc. of Perennials, The Garden, The Plantsman).
I garden near Polis, Cyprus, 100m alt., on marl, but have gardened mainly in S.England

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John

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Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #34 on: February 21, 2012, 10:07:12 PM »
Oh no Mike, no. The colour got you!
John
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John

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Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #35 on: March 01, 2012, 01:09:31 AM »
I can't believe no one has got this with a full picture of the flower head!
John
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Casalima

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Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #36 on: March 01, 2012, 11:52:30 AM »
Hedychium greenii?
« Last Edit: March 01, 2012, 03:12:16 PM by Alisdair »
Chloe, Ponte de Lima, North Portugal, zone 9+

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John

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Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #37 on: March 01, 2012, 12:30:05 PM »
Yes it is. Solved. Well done Chloe.
John
Horticulturist, photographer, author, garden designer and plant breeder; MGS member and RHS committee member. I garden at home in SW London and also at work in South London.