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Curcuma Elata Ginger (Curcuma Elata)

Categorized as: Flower,Ginger

April 25, 2010 | 18885 Views | 0 Comments

Curcuma elata Curcuma Elata, also know as the 'Giant Plume' Ginger, is one of the first gingers to bloom in spring. Large pink inflorescence is produced before leaves appear. Plants can become quite large; it grows well in medium to full sun. Elata will go dormant in November in cooler climates but returns in April or May.
Family: Zingiberaceae
Genus: Curcuma
Species: Elata
Cultivar: None Identified