Gingers

Botanical Listing (Common Name)
 Cornukaempferia aurantifolia ‘Jungle Gold’ (Jungle Gold Peacock Ginger)
6”-8”, patterned foliage with dark maroon markings, underside light wash of maroon, flaming orange/gold flowers for several weeks, full shade, dormant in winter.
 Costus speciosus (Giant White Spiral Ginger)
6’ “crepe” ginger, produces red cones on terminals, fragrant silky white translucent flowers, med/full sun, root hardy.  
 Costus speciosus variegata (Variegated Spiral Ginger)
6’ ‘crepe’ ginger, produces red cones on terminals, fragrant silky white translucent flowers, beautiful creamy white & mid-green variegation, medium/full sun.
 Curcuma elata Giant (Plume Ginger)
Spectacular! flower stalk emerges into a bright pink torch 15” tall x 5” wide followed by 4’-5’ banana-like leaves, bright filtered light or sun, moist well-drained soil, root hardy.    
 Elettaria cardmonum (Cardamon Ginger)
Fragrant foliage!, thick rhizomes bearing upright 24” lance-shaped, dark green, ginger-type leaves, fragrant foliage, shade, moist well drained, root hardy.
 Kaempferia sp. ‘Grande’ (Grande Peacock Ginger)
A majestic perennial ginger, 2’ x 8” almond-shaped leaves with spectacular silver & dark green brush strokes & a rich burgundy under-side; emerging in spring, 3” violet & white orchid-like flowers followed by the gorgeous foliage, shade, moist, well-drained, dormant in winter.
 Kaempferia pulchra mansonii (Manson Peacock Ginger)
5”, basic feather pattern with hundreds of tiny silver flecks, strongest in spring, fades in heat, rich purple flowers through growing season, shade, moist, well-drained, dormant in winter, an outstanding landscape ginger.
 Kaempferia rotunda ‘Raven’ (Raven Peacock Ginger)
18” tall elegant upright lance-shaped leaves, rich purple underside & dark green on the front with a striking pattern of silver brush strokes, 2”-3” violet & white orchid-like flowers in spring that emerge before the foliage, shade, moist, well drained.
 Zingiber zerumbet ‘Darceyi’ (Variegated Pine Cone Ginger)
Graceful, 4’ variegated white & green foliage; pinecones, which turn bright red after a brief flowering of creamy-yellow flowers, last through fall, deciduous, root hardy, sun/part shade, well drained.