Gingers



1 to 2m
Part shade

Beautiful hardy ginger with spiraling stems which produces long red cone-like bracts with red and yellow flowers. Good pot plant and cut flower.

1 to 1.5m
Part shade

A hardy and cold tolerant ginger with dark green foliage and maroon cones which produce bright pink flowers (usually one at a time). Great pot plant or landscaping plant.

60 to 80cm
Full sun to part shade

A deciduous ginger which grows to about 60 or 70cm in height. Roots can be harvested in Autumn or Winter and eaten - usually dried and ground (Ground Turmeric). Great for cut flowers.

1m
Full sun to part shade

A fantastic landscaping ginger with bright coloured maroon stems and leaf mid-ribs. Great for cut flowers. Deciduous during winter.

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.

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 - 3m
Full sun to part shade

A torch ginger with pure white flowers. Keep moist and well fed during growing season for optimal flowering. The white tends to be a bit less cold tolerant than other torch gingers - best suited to tropics or warm protected gardens elsewhere.

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.

2 to 3m
Part shade

One of the largest and most spectacular of the beehive gingers. Very attractive chocolate brown inflorescence.

2 to 3m
Part shade

A fantastic feature plant with massive orange bracts. Every tropical garden should have one of these!

2 to 3m
Part shade

A real show-stopper which is sure to make a great addition to any garden. Flowers start out green/yellow and become larger and redder with age.

2 to 3m
Part shade

A prolific flowering beehive ginger producing large bright yellow inflorenscence in early Summer that darkens in colour towards Autumn. A great landscaping plant.