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Curcuma australasica 'Aussie Plume'

 
Common name Aussie plume ginger
Family zingiberaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z8-11)
Flowers purple-pink bracts, yellow flowers (spring-summer)
Size 4-6'
Light sun-part shade

Species native to Australia (although it's possible that the plants sold commercially are hybrids) with magenta-pink bracts and yellow true flowers, which form around the same time the foliage emerges in spring. Medium tall growth, and supposedly more sun-loving than many of its relatives.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: waterfall pondside

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