Zingiber mioga is the culinary myoga shade ginger from Japan with edible young shoots and yellow flowers.
Zingiber mioga is a culinary ginger from Japan with lance-shaped, tropical-looking green foliage that are arranged alternately on strong stalks. This species is probably the hardiest of the true gingers and cultivated for its edible young shoots and delicate yellow flower buds that emerge from the base in late summer. The remainder of the plant is not edible. A beautiful ornamental as well in the shaded woodland garden.
Common Name: Myoga Shade Ginger
Family: Zingiberaceae (The Ginger Family)
Zone Hardiness: 7-10
Light: Full Shade, Part Shade, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Bloom Time: Fall
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Woodlands.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
*The Plant Encyclopedia is updated each year to provide a representation of the plants we offer, have offered, and may offer again. However, it is not a live inventory of our stock. Not all plants will be available at all times or in every year. Use the link above to enquire about the availability of this plant. Additionally, we carry many plants that have not yet been entered into our database so please enquire if you don’t see what you’re looking for. Plants are available only for on-site sales at our nursery in Richmond, BC, Canada or for shipping within Canada. We do not ship internationally. However, if you are visiting the nursery from afar, we can arrange for the necessary permits and paperwork for you to take plants back with you to your country.