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Today’s Flower of Power

As you enter the Palm Garden, look for the fruiting Ginger Lily, Hedychium densiflorum growing on the south facing bank. This is high altitude Himalayan species. The dry fruits, or capsules, split open along 3 seams to expose bright orange fleshy seeds that     attract animals which eat and spread the seeds. Fruiting in this country requires long mild, frost-free autumns.


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Tel: 01983 855397  |  Ventnor Botanic Garden, Undercliff Drive, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1UL