Zingiber officinale

These tropical natives are the source of medicinal and edible ginger. Small and reed-like, they are grown for their rhizomes and aromatic leaves. They need warm temperatures and partial shade, so do well as bedding plants in the southern United States and parts of California. Need at least a 10-month growing season for optimum rhizome production. Rhizomes may rot in cold, wet soil.
Zingiber officinale
Its rhizomes are the source of the condiment ginger. They grow in a cone-like cluster with overlapping bracts. Flowers are yellow-green with purple lips marked in cream.

Attributes - Zingiber officinale

Plant Type: Annual

Bloom Season: Early Summer through Mid Summer

Flower Color: Yellow

Height: 2 ft. to 4 ft.

Width: 3 ft.

Sunlight: Partial Sun, Shade

Notes: Thrives in Alkaline Soil, Wet Soil. Container Plants, Edible, Low Maintenance.

 
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