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.

2m
Full sun to part shade

A cold hardy Alpinia which produces pearly pink flowers in Spring. Fairly open and vigorous growth habit.

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 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.

3 to 4m
Full sun to part shade

A spectacular torch ginger with dark red bracts.

2 to 3m
Full sun to part shade

Light pink flower spikes which usually get to 50cm in height. Flowers easily. Good cut flower. As with most of the Torch Gingers, the unopened buds of the flowers are edible and often used in soups, curries and salads in South East Asia.

2 to 3m
Full sun to part shade

Quite a hardy and prolific flowering torch ginger which produces long lasting light pink flower spikes. The Light Pink Torch tends to be a bit shorter growing than many of the other torch gingers.

3 to 4m
Full sun to part shade

Long-lasting soft-pink flower spikes. Keep moist and well fed during growing season to get optimal flowering. Like most of the Torch Gingers, this one has edible flower buds. The edible torch gingers are commonly called 'bunga kantan' in Malaysia.

3 to 5m
Full sun to part shade

A massive ginger producing long-lasting flower spikes up to 1m tall. Keep moist and well fed during growing season for optimal flowering. The bottom of the stems and underground rhizomes tend to be quite a dark red colour. Flower buds are edible.

2 to 2.5m
Part shade

Fantastic dark green leaves with purple undersides. Basal tulip-like flowers and occasional terminal flowers (rare).

2 to 3m
Full sun to part shade

A good landscpaing plant with beautiful tulip-like flowers.

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1 to 1.5m
Part shade

Produces small light green cones which age to bright red. Usually deciduous during winter.

0.5 to 1m
Part shade / Shade

The very unusual near-black foliage is the main feature of this ginger. Produces yellow/pink basal cones. MAY be deciduous in cooler 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.