Plant Search » Zingiberaceae (The Ginger Family)
Aframomum melegueta or grains of paradise is a tropical ginger grown for its pepper-flavoured seeds.
Alpinia galanga, or galangal, is a tropical plant grown for its pungent, culinary rhizomes and beautiful creamy-white flowers.
Amomum subulatum or black cardamom is related to the more common green cardamom, both spices from the ginger family.
Boesenbergia hamiltonii is a hardy ginger relative with subtropical foliage and orchid-like white and carmine pink flowers.
Burbidgea scheizocheila is the tender golden brush ginger with a twice-yearly bloom of bright orange.
Caulokaempferia sikkimensis is an orchid ginger with bright green paddle-shaped leaves tubular white flowers with pink throats.
Cautleya gracilis (syn. Cautleya lutea) is a hardy shade ginger with tropical foliage & yellow orchid-like flowers in summer.
Cautleya spicata is a hardy shade ginger with yellow orchid-like flowers emerging from red buds in summer.
Curcuma 'Indian Surprise' is a spectacular flowering ginger with lush, banana like foliage and pink, white and yellow flowers.
Curcuma longa, or turmeric, is the bright orange spice integral to South Asian & Middle Eastern cuisines.
Curcuma roscoeana is a spectacular orange flowering ginger with lush, banana like foliage.
Curcuma 'Bicolour Wonder' is a spectacular ginger with long-lasting white, pink, and yellow flowers and tropical foliage like a banana.
Curcuma 'Pink Wonder' is a spectacular ginger with long-lasting white and lavender-pink flowers and tropical foliage like a banana.
Curcuma 'White Wonder' is a spectacular ginger with long-lasting, white, green and yellow flowers and tropical foliage like a banana.
Elettaria cardamomum is a ginger relative with aromatic leaves and fruit. Grown in evenly moist, humid environments.
Globba schomburgkii has large, dark green, tropical leaves and large, golden yellow clusters of branched, ginger-like flowers.
'Mount Everest' is a magnificent white selection Globba winitii with incredible, tropical flowers.
Hedychium coccineum produces deep orange fragrant tropical flowers with pink filaments atop tropical foliage.
‘Disney’ produces racemes of fragrant, red-orange flowers with tropical-looking foliage that provides interest all season long.
Hedychium coronarium is a great subtropical accent in the perennial border with tropical foliage and exotic, fragrant, white flowers.
Hedychium densiflorum is a reliable bloomer in late summer with wands of light orange flowers.
Hedychium ellipticum is a rare hardy ginger with tight clusters of flowers over subtropical foliage.
Hedychium flavum is a hardy ginger with lemony yellow, fragrant, tropical flowers on tall stems.