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Plant family: zingiberaceae


I use the GRIN online query system to determine plant families. The list below shows the plants in my database listed as members of the zingiberaceae family. Click on the botanical name of any plant to go to the plant portrait. For a list of all the plant families represented in our garden, see my families page.

Botanical name Common name Category FlowersSize
Alpinia zerumbet 'Variegata' variegated shell gingertender perennial (Z8-11) white/pinkto 6'
Curcuma australasica 'Aussie Plume' Aussie plume gingerperennial (Z8-11) purple-pink bracts, yellow flowers (spring-summer)4-6'
Curcuma cultivars/hybrids flowering gingerperennial (Z9?) various colors, mostly pink-white
Curcuma elata hidden cone gingerperennial (Z7b-11) pink (spring)24-36"
Globba schomburgkii dancing ladies gingerperennial (Z8-11) various colors24"
Hedychium 'Vi' ginger lilyperennial (Z8-11) white/pink (summer-fall)5-7'
Hedychium coccineum 'Peach' narrow-leaf ginger; hardy ginger lilyperennial (Z7b-11) peach-pink5-7'
Kaempferia sp. peacock gingerperennial (Z8-11) white or pink
Pyrgophyllum yunnanensis hardy gingerperennial pale yellow12"
Roscoea alpina perennial (Z6-8) pink12"
Roscoea auriculata perennial (Z7-9) purple (late summer)6-24"
Roscoea cautleoides perennial (Z6-9) 18-24"
Roscoea scillifolia perennial (Z7?) pink6-10"
Zingiber zerumbet red pinecone ginger; shampoo gingerperennial (Z8-10) yellow4-7'

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Last modified: December 11, 2014
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