Gingers



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2.5 to 3m
Full sun to part shade

A large upright Alpinia with erect flower spikes. A good landscaping plant.

30cm
Min.temp: Tolerates light frost
Part shade to heavy shade

A low growing ginger with striking silver striped foliage which produces pink sprays of flowers in Spring. Alpinia pumila makes a fantastic slow spreading ground cover in shady areas. Very cold tolerant.

1.5 to 2m
Full sun to part shade

A nice tight clumping Alpinia which produces upright soft pink flowers in Spring.

60 to 90cm
Can be grown in full sun, but does better in semi shaded spots

A tropical perennial plant with thick fleshy rootlets which are widely used in cooking in Thailand and Indonesia for their aromatic spicy flavour. Can be eaten raw in salads, added to soups and curries, and made into pickles.

1 to 2m
Full sun to part shade

A ginger with frilly white flowers on top of red spiralling stems. Stays nice and compact. A good landscaping plant. May be deciduous in cooler climates.

1 to 2m
Full sun to part shade

A fantastic ornamental ginger with lightly variegated leaves, red stems and frilly white flowers. A good landscaping plant.

1.5 to 2m
Full sun to part shade

A great landscaping plant with stunning variegated foliage and showy white flowers produced from red cones. Deciduous in cool climates.

1 to 1.5m
Prefers part shade

A beautiful hardy and cold tolerant ginger with variegated foliage with snowy white flowers. Has a tendency to revert to solid green leaves - prune away any stems with green leaves to maintain variegations. Good pot plant.

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2 to 3m
Full sun to part shade

A highly decorative and unusual Costus with hairy spiraling stems with dark coloured leaves and purple undersides. Flowers rarely but is well worth it just for the foliage.

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1m
Part shade

A small and compact ginger with red bracts and white / pink flowers.

2 to 3m
Prefers part shade

One of the best ornamental gingers. Its large size and showy flowers make it a great addition to any garden. It flowers nearly year round, both from the tops of the stems and from basal stems. Makes a great pot plant for patios and verandas.

70 to 100cm
Part shade

This is a new release and an absolute gem of a ginger. A compact growing costus with maroon stems and undersides of leaves. As with many costus, the yellow flowers are edible and make a great zesty addition to salads.

0.5 to 1m
Medium to heavy shade

A beautiful colour-contrasting understorey plant. Waxy leaves with dark green tops and deep burgundy undersides. White and pink flowers cradled within the dark coloured foliage.

1.5 to 2.5m
Full sun to part shade

A large costus with bulging nodes giving the stems a bamboo-like appearance. Produces green cones with yellow flowers.

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50 to 80cm
Part shade / shade

A small compact costus with bright yellow flowers atop thin spiralling stems with fine hairs. A great under-story ginger for shady spots in the garden.

0.5 to 1m
Part shade / shade

A relatively small ginger with wonderful velvety leaves and red and yellow flowers. A great under-storey ground cover and filler. Deciduous in cool climates.

1.5 to 2m
Part shade

The real feature of this one is the spectacular 'banded' stems and long curly leaves. Bright red basal inflorescence. It's quite rare that it flowers in cooler climates, but definitely still worth it for the foliage.

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1 to 1.5m
Part shade

A beautiful landscaping plant with very attractive spiralling stems and burgundy undersides of the leaves. Produces flowers both from the tops of the stems as well as from flower spikes from the ground.

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Up to 2m
Grows best in part shade

The very hairy spiralling stems makes this ginger very easy to recognise. A medium sized ginger, growing up to 2m in height, with light yellow coloured flowers at the tops of the stems.

1 to 1.5m
Part shade / Shade

A highly decorative plant which is great in protected areas or pots. Flowers easily during Summer and Autumn. Though this plant looks and grows like a ginger, it does not actually belong to the ginger family.

1.5 to 2m
Part shade

Quite a large hedychium producing fragrant apricot coloured flowers throughout summer.

1 to 1.5m
Part shade

Spectacular yellow flowers on upright stems. Cold tolerant.

1 to 1.5m
Part shade

Contrasting coloured foliage which is green on the top-side and a burgundy red on the underside. Brilliant orangey-red, almost fluorescent flowers. Deciduous in cool climates.

2 to 2.5m
Part shade

A great landscaping plant producing apricot coloured inflorescence during summer, which tend to get quite dark red in Autumn.

1.5 to 2m
Part shade

A small and compact dwarf beehive ginger.

1 to 1.5m
Part shade

A small and compact ginger producing dark brown cones with cream coloured flowers during Summer. Usually deciduous in cooler climates.

1.5 to 2m
Part shade

Widely known as shampoo ginger due to the milky substance found in the cone, which is traditionally used in many cultures in South East Asia. The roots are also a valuable herbal medicine, usually ground, and used for various ailments. Deciduous.