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Torch Ginger Care Tips

Torch Ginger Care Tips

Etlingera elatior et-LING-er-a, ee-LAY-tee-or is a mostly ornamental member of the Ginger or Zingiberaceae family hailing from Indonesia, Malaysia, New Guinea, and Thailand.This tropical plant grows to be 15′ or 20′ feet high in its natural habitat.This rhizomatous perennial plant’s genus name was bestowed in honor of the eighteenth-century botanist, Andreas Ernst Etlinger.

How To Grow Alpinia Zerumbet Variegata

How To Grow Alpinia Zerumbet Variegata

The Alpinia Zerumbet ‘Variegata’ plant is a herbaceous perennial popular for its attractive foliage and flowers.It belongs in the family of Zingiberaceae (the ginger family) along with Zingiber Officinale.It is native to Eastern Asia, particularly open woodlands.Its variegated cultivar is native to India.

Zingiber Zerumbet Care: All About Growing Shampoo Ginger

Zingiber Zerumbet Care: All About Growing Shampoo Ginger

Shampoo ginger – Zingiber Zerumbet zing-ee-ber, ZER-um-bet is an aromatic, clump-forming perennial belonging to the moderately large Zingiber genus of the Zingiberaceae family.Shampoo ginger plant is an important monocot plant of order Zingiberales.Some of the popular members of the ginger plant family include:Alpinia Zerumbet variegata (Variegated Shell ginger)Ginger (Zingiber officinale)Turmeric(Curcuma longa)White Ginger Lily (Hedychium coronarium)Grains of Paradise (Aframomum melegueta)Its botanical name is Zingiber zerumbet (L.

Ginger Lily Care: How To Grow Kalihi Ginger [Hedychium Gardnerianum]

Ginger Lily Care: How To Grow Kalihi Ginger [Hedychium Gardnerianum]

The ginger lily found throughout the tropics and subtropics, the Hedychium gardneranum is also a delightful choice for a greenhouse or enclosed porch.Hedychium gardnerianum pronounced hed-EE-kee-um gard-nair-ee-AH-num also has a few common names:Kahili gingerKahila garland-lilyGinger lilyButterfly gingerThe plant belongs to the Zingiberaceae family of plants, which most people call the ginger family.

Zingiber Officinale Care: Learn Tips On Growing Ginger

Zingiber Officinale Care: Learn Tips On Growing Ginger

Zingiber Officinale zing-ee-ber, oh-fiss-ih-NAH-lee is a popular flowering plant of the family Zingiberaceae and is commonly known as ginger.The ginger root family also includes popular species like cardamom, kalihi, turmeric, and galangal.Ginger was first originated in Island Southeast Asia.It was later on domesticated by the people of Austronesia in Southeast Asia, Oceania, China, Taiwan, and Madagascar.

Unfold the Beauty of Alpinia Red Ginger Flower

Unfold the Beauty of Alpinia Red Ginger Flower

Red Ginger or Alpinia purpurata are Malaysian plants from ginger family with showy flowers growing from brightly colored red flower bracts. They can also be found in different areas of Southeast Asia.Unlike what most people believed that the cone-shaped bloom appearing as the central attraction of the tropical plant is the plant’s flower, the true flower of Red Ginger plants are actually the small flowers produced at the top sides of this cone.

Growing The Heliconia Plant: How To Care For The Heliconia Flower

Growing The Heliconia Plant: How To Care For The Heliconia Flower

When you want to add a touch of the tropics to your landscape, patio, deck or sunroom, you can’t go wrong with the tropical potted plants of Heliconia.There are approximately 190 plus Heliconia plant species and numerous varieties. These elegant, impressive tropical, flowering plants range in size from a couple of feet high to a towering twenty-five foot tall in the wild.