I found this Pine Cone Lily at the Georgia National Fair. This was the largest bloom with the blue 1st prize ribbon. It’s about 5 inches tall.
I was thinking my pine cone lily looks just like the prize winner. So I took a few photos to compare mine to the prize winner.
The red pine cone is called a bract. This is a botanist term for a specialized leaf. OK, I took a measuring tape out and measured the red pine cone. It is 7 inches tall!
The red pine cone ginger lily plant has a nice tropical foliage that grows up to 7 feet tall.
Red pine cone lily foliage can be crushed for a wonderful fragrance.
There are some interesting facts about the re pine cone. You can squeeze the cone for fragrance. A soapy clear liquid, juice, is produced that can be used as a shampoo or conditioner for your hair. Just squeeze the juice from the cone. Wet your hair and pour the juice on your hair. Your hair will be soft and full of luster.