Single Flower perhaps banana plant

Will this flower identify the plant? The plant had a single flower in July. The leaves are like a banana plant I think.

  • That is most certainly it. It seems it is widely grown in the UK but is a noxious weed in some countries.
    – William
    Aug 17, 2018 at 13:40

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It seems to be Hedychium gardnerianum or Kahili ginger, originally from the Himalayas. Here an example on wiki. It is not a banana, it is actually a member of the ginger family Zingiberaceae.

It is poisonous for grazing animals.

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