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Gingers and Similar Plants

Tropical and subtropical plant family with ornamental leaves and flowers much admired throughout the world. Also listed are some members of the Commelinaceae family that resemble gingers.

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Alpinia formosana Pinstripe Alpinia formosana 'Pinstripe'
Code: 50182
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Pinstripe Ginger

This cultivar with white pinstripe leaves grows slowly to about 3 feet high. White, yellow and red flowers are showy on upright stalks. Usually only blooms in warmer climates or greenhoused. Needs shade, damp soil. Native to Taiwan. USDA zones 8 - 11. Zingiberaceae


Hedychium gardnerianum Hedychium gardnerianum
Code: 51021
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Kahili Ginger

Large showy spires of fragrant yellow flowers with red stamens in summer. Native to India. 28F. Zingiberaceae


Hedychium greenei Hedychium greenei
Code: 69080
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Fire Ginger

Terminal clusters of fiery red flowers, dark bronzy foliage. India. 28F. Zingiberaceae


Tradescantia zanonia Tradescantia zanonia
Code: 71949
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(Syn.: Campelia zanonia), Mexican Flag

Erect, fleshy, bamboo-like stalks to 3 feet with leaves beautifully variegated in longitudinal stripes of white and green. Best in greenhouse, shade, moisture. Commelinaceae


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