Getto is Shell ginger in english.
It is an evergreen perennial herb the leaves are large dark green. leaves have antibacterial actionare so people used to wrapping foods and leaf sheathes are made ropes, nets and knottings in this Islands. they bloom during May to July, the long flower stalks grow and spiral shell-like flowers bloom in racemes.
lily, i like this flower, but the stem has too many leaves
contrast of white lilies and red gradiolus is beatutiful.
i heard gradiolus came from south africa long time ago. but why? and who brought?