General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Plant Height: 4 to 8 feet (1.2-2.4m)
Plant Spread: 2 to 4 feet (60-120cm)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Other: Blooms on old growth
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Other: Seasonal
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Culinary Herb
Medicinal Herb
Suitable as Annual
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

Common names
  • Shell Ginger
  • Shellplant

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carlissa904 On May 18, 2019 Obtained plant
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