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Gingers: Curcuma aurantiaca

Botanical name: Curcuma aurantiaca

Common name: Ginger

also known as (Hidden Ginger)

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Sprite
created by:
chief cultivator

Mercer island, Wa

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Soil: damp, acidic, sand
Sun:
  
Zones: 8a thru 11a
Care:
average
Lifespan:
perennial
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description for "Gingers: Curcuma aurantiaca"

Curcumas are often called Hidden Gingers because the flowers are below the leaves and thus hidden. Curcuma aurantiaca blooms in the summer and makes a wonderful cut flower. Foliage is glossy.

History:

Native to IndoMalaysia and China.

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