ALPINIA galanga “Galanga, Spice Ginger”
Grows to 6′. Flowers are white and full red. Tastes of ginger with pepper. Grow in full sun or part shade.
The segmented stems spiral to 8′. Produce large, bright red and yellow bracts. Grow in part sun to full sun.
CURCUMA longa “Turmeric”
This pink to white flowering ginger matures at 4′. Hardy to zone 6. Grows in partial shade or full sun.
HEDYCHIUM flavescens “Yellow Ginger”
Grows to 6′ with very fragrant dark yellow flowers. Grow in partial shade.
ZINGIBER officionale “Canton Ginger”
Leafy stems grow to 2′ with leaves that grow to 7″ x 3/4″. Bracts are on separate stems with dense 3″ spikes that are yellow and green. This ginger is cultivated mainly for its edible rhizome.
ZINGIBER spectabilis “Beehive Ginger”
Has yellow and white curled bracts in its handsome shaped beehive flowerhead. Desirable to florists. Grows to 6′ and produces its flowers in clusters 8″ across on a 2′ stem.
ZINGIBER zerumbet “Shampoo Ginger”
Named because of the sudsy juices found in the flower bracts that had long been used a natural shampoo. A leafy 2′ ginger with aromatic leaves and rhizome. Its flowering heads are 3″ long and pinecone in shape with green to red over lapping bracts that are borne on a 1″ stalk. Its leaves are 8″ x 3″.
This item can not be exported outside the US.