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Zingiber rubens, Bengal Ginger 

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Zingiber rubens

Bengal Ginger
Family: Zingiberaceae
Origin: India
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersSpice or herb

Bright red flowering cones bloom at ground level and even partially below the soil. Each scale produces a single inch-wide red flower with a creamy colored lip marked in red. Winter dormant. Rhizomes remain underground through winter.

The seed capsules are used in India as a spice.


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Zingiber rubens, Bengal Ginger 

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Zingiber rubens - seeds

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