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Zingiber mioga ‘Silver Arrow’


Zingiber mioga 'Silver Arrow' is a rare variegated selection of the hardy, edible Japanese ginger.

Zingiber mioga 'Silver Arrow' is a rare variegated selection of the hardy, edible Japanese ginger. This distinctive and fabulous cultivar has leaves that are marbled and splashed with silver gray, cream or white all over. It is vigorous and stable. This species is probably the hardiest of the true gingers. The species is grown as a food plant in Japan for its edible young shoots and flower buds.

Common Name: Myoga Shade Ginger

Family: Zingiberaceae (The Ginger Family)

Zone Hardiness: 7b-10

Light: Full Shade, Part Shade

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Fall

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Woodlands.


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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