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Old 09-29-2008, 09:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Can someone please id this plant for me? It looks like banana and not canna. But also looks like Bird of paradise. What is the exact name if it was a banana?

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Old 09-29-2008, 09:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
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looks like a canna
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I vote canna.
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Looks more like a small type of Heliconia to me, something like H. psittacorum or H. hirsuta maybe?
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Thanks folks. I contacted the owner of that garden. He told me it's Canna Richard Wallace. I can sleep well now.
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Looks more like a small type of Heliconia to me, something like H. psittacorum or H. hirsuta maybe?
I was thinking the same thing. Leaves do look like it.

Glad you got it ID'd though Neil.
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