Peacock Ginger (Cornukaempferia aurantifolia 'Jungle Gold')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 to 8 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 18 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Green with silver mottling.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Golden yellow-orange.
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Terrariums
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

Young plant

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NEW GINGER BLOOM THREAD Ginger blooms for 2019 season show yours by Gina1960 Dec 13, 2019 8:05 AM 276
A couple of Peacock Gingers in today by TennesseeDave Jul 21, 2017 3:48 PM 10

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