Need perennial identification

Bought several years ago, no identification. Love the plant, blooms last quite a while. would like to know the name please.
q need perennial identification
  14 answers
  • Betty Brown Betty Brown on Aug 06, 2017

  • Ybu28706535 Ybu28706535 on Aug 06, 2017
    looks as if it could be one of the gingers. Does it die down ever winter?
  • Fleur Egington Fleur Egington on Aug 06, 2017
    Looks like ginger to me too.

  • Helen Afi Gadzekpo Helen Afi Gadzekpo on Aug 06, 2017
    Ginger lily
  • Cou20076445 Cou20076445 on Aug 06, 2017
    Scientific name is Curcuma or common name ginger lily. Grown from tubers which can be removed and stored for use next year in climates that get cold. Make a beautiful ground cover in warmer climates. It's a native of Southeast Asia, New Guinea, and Northern Australia. There are two or more colors. I have the dark pink and pale pink which I store the tubers at the end of the season in a dry, cool 50 degree area. In Spring plant in pot, put in shady spot until it becomes hardy and move to sun gradually.

  • Diana Smith Diana Smith on Aug 06, 2017
    The hosta are a nice touch
  • Gardengraz Gardengraz on Aug 06, 2017
    Agree. It looks like curcuma. Very pretty.
  • Sandra Marrs Sandra Marrs on Aug 06, 2017
    Thanks, I love them.
  • Barbara Baldwin Barbara Baldwin on Aug 06, 2017
    Can I have your bird? I love it
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    • Sandra Marrs Sandra Marrs on Aug 07, 2017
      Barbara, thanks for the complimen, still have to decline. A dear friend gifted him to me, so just can't part with him.
  • Rbr8807250 Rbr8807250 on Aug 06, 2017
    There is a free app called my Garden answers! You can take pics of plants! It will give you closest matches! I use it all the time!
  • Ybu28706535 Ybu28706535 on Aug 06, 2017
    I live in subtropical Queensland Australia, and they grow here.

  • Sandra Marrs Sandra Marrs on Aug 07, 2017
    My sincere thanks to each of you for your answers. I am so pleased to know my pretty plant's Lily.
  • Mer3463755 Mer3463755 on Aug 07, 2017
    In Hawaii, it is called Olena. In English, it is turmeric. It is a member of the Curcuma family. Be careful when using for cooking or tea, there is a kind of curcuma that is not edible. Read on line for more info.
  • Tip15371801 Tip15371801 on Aug 09, 2017

    . I enjoy curcumas. I have quite a few of them and mulch them with leaves and they thrive.. Simply beautiful. Sun city Bluffton SC. Sallie H
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