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Siphonchilus sp.

Siphonchilus sp.

Family: Zingiberaceae
Origin: Africa
Small plant 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadePink flowersWhite, off-white flowersBlue, lavender, purple flowersYellow, orange flowersDeciduous plantSubtropical, mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Siphonochilus is a genus of plants native to sub-Saharan Africa.

This genus usually goes dormant from November-May.

See Article about African gingers by John Banta.

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