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Gingers: Curcuma cordata

Botanical name: Curcuma cordata

Common name: Ginger

also known as (Hidden Ginger, Jewel of Thailand)

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Sprite
created by:
chief cultivator

Mercer island, Wa

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Soil: damp, acidic, sand
Sun:
  
Zones: 9b thru 11a
Care:
average
Lifespan:
perennial
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description for "Gingers: Curcuma cordata"

Curcumas are wonderful plants with excellent foliage. They are also known as Hidden Gingers because the blooms hide in the leaves. Curcuma cordata's inflorescence is a striking pink and is tall. Will go dormant in the winter and is often the first plant in the garden to start it's dormancy. 4 feet tall.

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