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Amomum dealbatum, Amomum

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Amomum dealbatum
Family: Zingiberaceae
Amomum
Origin: Southeastern Asia
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Spice or herb

This relative of ginger is an aromatic medicine, which was often used as an antidote to poisoning.



Amomum dealbatum, Amomum

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Amomum dealbatum, Amomum

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Amomum sceletescens, Amomum

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Amomum sceletescens
Family: Zingiberaceae
Amomum
Origin: Borneo
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersYellow/orange flowers


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Boesenbergia sp., Chinese Ginger, Fingerroot, Kra Chai

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Boesenbergia rotunda
Boesenbergia sp.
Family: Zingiberaceae
Chinese Ginger, Fingerroot, Kra Chai
Origin: Malaysia,Thailand
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersUnusual colorYellow/orange flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEdible

Boesenbergia rotunda is a medicinal and culinary herb from China and Southeast Asia. In English, the root has traditionally been called Fingerroot, because the shape of the rhizome resembles that of fingers growing out of a center piece. Fingerroot is known as temu kunci in Indonesian. It is widely used in Javanese cuisine in Indonesia. In Thai cooking it is called krachai. In the west it is usually found pickled or frozen. It is sometimes confused with Lesser galangal (Alpinia officinarum), which is also in the family Zingiberaceae. Synonyms include Boesenbergia pandurata and Kaempferia pandurata. Used as an antiflatulent, expels air and nurtures strength. Used as a male tonic, vigor, health promotion, longevity, aphrodisiac.





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Burbidgea schizocheila, Golden Brush, Dwarf Orange Ginger, Voodoo Flame Ginger

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Burbidgea schizocheila
Family: Zingiberaceae
Golden Brush, Dwarf Orange Ginger, Voodoo Flame Ginger
Origin: Indo-Malayan region
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeEpiphyteRegular waterModerate waterYellow/orange flowers

Burbidgea schizocheila is a dwarf ginger that is hard to find, but well worth it. Intermittently throughout the year, bright golden-orange cones will appear above the glossy dark green, maroon-backed leaves. Individual flowers will open and last for a period of about two weeks during each bloom cycle. Has a very upright growth habit. An excellent indoor plant, it should be kept out of direct sunlight as this will scorch the leaves, and should be kept in a container even outdoors, as they are very cold-tender and must be brought inside in the fall. When repotting, take care that only the roots are burried in the soil or potting medium, as it is a bit of an epiphyte (air plant) and the rhyzome must remain above ground level.





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Burbidgea schizocheila - Voodoo Flame Ginger

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Burbidgea stenantha, Burbidgea

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Burbidgea stenantha
Family: Zingiberaceae
Burbidgea
Origin: Indo-Malayan region
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeEpiphyteRegular waterModerate waterYellow/orange flowers

Burbidgea stenantha is a dwarf ginger that is hard to find, but well worth it. Intermittently throughout the year, bright golden-orange cones will appear above the glossy dark green, maroon-backed leaves. Individual flowers will open and last for a period of about two weeks during each bloom cycle. Has a very upright growth habit.



Burbidgea stenantha, Burbidgea

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Burbidgea stenantha, Burbidgea

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Burbidgea stenantha, Burbidgea

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Cautleya sp., Cautleya Ginger

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Cautleya sp.
Family: Zingiberaceae
Cautleya Ginger
Origin: India, Himalayas, China
ShadeSemi-shadeOrnamental foliageRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

This is an attention-getter and a performer. A surprisingly hardy true Ginger relative from northern India. The leaves are tinted maroon underneath and the torch of dark yellow flowers coming out of red bracts in late July and August is an exceptional bit of the tropics. A rich, moist soil that drains in a little sun to bright shade is best.




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Cautleya gracilis Green - seeds

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Cautleya spicata - seeds

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Cheilocostus globosus, Cheilocostus

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Cheilocostus globosus
Family: Zingiberaceae
Cheilocostus
Origin: Asia
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds


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Cornukaempferia sp., Orange Peacock Ginger

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Cornukaempferia sp.
Family: Zingiberaceae
Orange Peacock Ginger
Origin: Thailand
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterOrnamental foliageYellow/orange flowers

Cornukaempferia is a rhizomatous genus in the Zingiberaceae family found only in Thailand.

The Orange Peacock Ginger is prized for its silver and green patterned leaves, which have bronze-purple undersides.It is an easy plant in shady, reasonably a well-drained soil.

It is similar to plants in the genus Kaempferia but it has yellow flowers.



Cornukaempferia sp., Orange Peacock Ginger

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Cornukaempferia sp., Orange Peacock Ginger

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Cornukaempferia sp., Orange Peacock Ginger

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Cornukaempferia aurantiflora


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Costus speciosus, Cheilocostus speciosus, Crepe Ginger

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Costus speciosus, Cheilocostus speciosus
Family: Costaceae
Crepe Ginger
Origin: Malay Peninsula of Southeast Asia
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersOrnamental foliageFragrantEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Costus are easily distinguished from other commonly cultivated gingers because the leaves spiral around the main stem like a circular stairway. In fact they are called "spiral gingers". Sometimes Costus are still listed with other gingers in family Zingiberaceae, but generally they are accepted classified in a separate plant family, Costaceae, along with Dimerocostus, Monocostus and Tapeinochilos. The flowers look like crepe paper - thus the common name of crepe ginger. For best results, this plant should get from 3 to 5 hours of direct sunlight daily, and be grown in fertile, organic, moist but well-drained soil. Monthly applications of a balanced fertilizer during the summer growing season will benefit this plant. Generally crepe ginger is pest free. Crepe ginger grows from thick fleshy roots called "rhizomes". A single rhizome will produce new shoots and increase to a 3 ft wide clump in the second year under ideal growing conditions. Light: Prefers part sun but will grow in full sun if it gets plenty of moisture. Moisture: Requires regular moisture but not standing water. Hardiness: USDA Zones 7 - 12. This is the most cold-hardy of the spiral gingers, and has been tested and proven root hardy down to 0°F (-17.8°C). Propagation: Pieces of the rhizome, division of the clumps, or stem cuttings. Costaceae are the only gingers that can be propagated by stem cuttings.





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Costus spicatus, Alpinia spicata, Spiked Spiralflag, Red Button Ginger

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Costus spicatus, Alpinia spicata
Family: Costaceae
Spiked Spiralflag, Red Button Ginger
Origin: Tropical America
Large shrub 5-10 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterOrnamental foliageRed/crimson/vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Costus are easily distinguished from other commonly cultivated gingers because the leaves spiral around the main stem like a circular stairway. In fact they are called "spiral gingers". Sometimes Costus are still listed with other gingers in family Zingiberaceae, but generally they are accepted classified in a separate plant family, Costaceae, along with Dimerocostus, Monocostus and Tapeinochilos. Costus spicatus will grow in the sun if kept moist. Grows to about 6 to 7 feet tall. Leaves are about a foot long and about 4 inches wide. Plant produces a short cylindrical red cone with red-orange flowers emerging one at a time, long lasting and used as a cut flower. These plants often have close interactions with ants. The plant makes a sugary nectar which is attractive to many different kinds of ants. Ants protect the developing seeds which are under the bracts from insect enemies. Some plants have very specialized ants: they form an alliance only with one ant species, that not only get food from the plant but also get a place to nest.





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Costus - Red Button Ginger

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Red Button Ginger. Spectacular red ginger, with bright...  more
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