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Zingiber malaysianum , Black Ginger, Midnight Ginger
Yellow sprouts coming from roots of Zingiber malaysianum

Zingiber malaysianum

Black Ginger, Midnight Ginger
Family: Zingiberaceae
Origin: Malaysia
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterOrnamental foliageYellow/orange flowersSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Midnight ginger has shiny, almost black foliage (deep purple-bronze) that appears to be lacquered. This is a stunner with bright basal yellow cone flowers in spring. The long lasting cones later turn with aging to a pretty apricot and pink. It may be deciduous in zone 9.


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Zingiber malaysianum , Black Ginger, Midnight Ginger
Zingiber malaysianum , Black Ginger, Midnight Ginger
Zingiber malaysianum , Black Ginger, Midnight Ginger


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