Hidden Lily (Curcuma petiolata)

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Hidden Lily
Give a thumbs up Siam Tulip
Give a thumbs up Jewel of Thailand
Give a thumbs up Queen Lily
Give a thumbs up Hidden Ginger

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 2 feet to 4 feet
Plant Spread: 2 feet to 3 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
White
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Underground structures: Tuber
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

This is the actual flower.

Photo gallery:
Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, GaDate: 2018-08-28Hidden Ginger Bloom 010
By dawiz1753
Give a thumbs up
Location: Savannah, Georgia, USADate: 2013-09-01
By greene
Give a thumbs up
Location: My gardenDate: AugustHidden Lily Bloom
By Suga
Give a thumbs up

Comments:
Posted by Tincan on Jun 11, 2019 2:44 PM

Is this an edible ginger?

[ Reply to this comment | Give a thumbs up ]

Plant Events from our members
piksihk On October 26, 2016 Transplanted
dug few bulbs from frt bed WG; will take to HW
» Post your own event for this plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
What is this plant? by thompsond07 Jul 3, 2018 11:12 PM 5
Ginger?? by ShadyGreenThumb Jul 25, 2014 10:34 AM 2
Untitled by Xeramtheum Feb 26, 2013 9:57 AM 1
Fall Blooms by LindaTX8 Oct 23, 2010 11:51 AM 37

« Add a new plant to the database

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by Fleur569 and is called "'Freckle Face'"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.