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Zingiber zerubmet VareigataPine Cone Ginger. This ginger lily has red stems with variegated leaves. The club shaped red inflorescence is very ornamental and good for cutflowers and lasts for several weeks. The flowers are translucent (see picture) and flowers in succession.
Oct 12, 2009
Globba schomburkiiGolden Dancing Girl. One of the prettiest flowered Globba species selected for superior bunches of flowers that last for over six weeks. Excellent for cutting. Extremely good for landscaping and for cutflower use. Three rhizomes can be potted in a 15 cm dia pot to give an excellent show. Plant in March/April at a depth of 5 cm in rich, well drained soil. Keep in 30% shade.
Oct 12, 2009
Kaempferia parishiiVigorously growing carpet of shiny, ribbed green foliage bearing purple - pink flowers endlessly throughout summer.
Oct 12, 2009
Kaempferia roscoeanaMagnificient peacock foliage purple beneath and bearing large purple flowers with white centre. Flowers endlessly during the entire summer.
Oct 12, 2009
kaempferia rotundaBeautifully patterned foliage and lovely even when not in flower. Flowers white with large violet - purple lip, appearing without the leaves like crocus in spring. Excellent for pots and rockeries. The rhizomes are used in the Himalayan villages for it medicinal properties. They grind the rhizomes and make it in a paste and uses it as an ointment for muscle sprain and used as a mixture for healing fractured bones.
Oct 12, 2009
Roscoea auriculataLilac-pink flowers in short inflorescence in succession. Cold hardy well suited for alpine gardens. Can be grown outdoors in cold climates.

Oct 12, 2009
Curcuma Pink WonderSuper selection with pink bracts and yellow flowers. The rhizomes remain dormant during the winter season and the inflorescence is usually produced before the leaves in Spring. The most attractive part of the plants is the showy bracts that is over 10 cm tall. The foliage are over 2 feet tall appear after the flower dies.
Oct 12, 2009
Curcuma roscoeanaOrange coloured bracts about 10 cm tall and lasts for over two months on the plant. The cone like inflorescence of brilliant orange bracts appear during August and last well into October. The rhizomes must be kept dry during December-March. Very good for cutflowers.
Oct 12, 2009
Curcuma White WonderThe most interesting Curcuma for your kitchen garden.In Asia used as spice for cooking, medicine and dyes. The snow white white bracts hods the rather small flowers which has translucent petals and yellow lips. The bract inflorescence grown over 10 cm tall. The foliage is beautiful and grows over 1.5 feet tall. When the tubers are broken or cut it reveal the tumeric colour.

Oct 12, 2009
Globba winitii Mt. EverestMagnificent selection of the white colour form of Globba winitii propagated through tissue culture. Easy to grow, it makes excellent pot plant flowering through summer. The flowers last for more than six weeks and can be used equally well as long lasting cut-flowers. Extremely good for landscaping and for cutflower use.
Oct 12, 2009
Amomum subulatum Large cardamom used as spice in cookings. This plants grows upto 5 feet tall and forms clusters. An evergreen plant and the old stems dies down after a few years. Leaves held on the upper portion of the almost brownish red coloured stem . Flowers in spring and stay open for 24 to 36 hours and more new ones flower successively from the base of the rhizome . A single inflorescence stays in flower for over a 4 weeks. The rhizomes are a dull red in color.
Oct 12, 2009
Cautleya gracilis 'Lutea'Flowering time May to August. The flowers are yellow to orange and borne on a spike 6 to 10 cm long. Tolerates cold. These are plants that belong to the Ginger Family. They are deciduous and start growing during spring and produce flowers that last over a month or more.
Oct 12, 2009
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