Giant Plume Hidden Ginger

Scientific Name: Curcuma elata

Lime green, lush foliage adds a tropical look to any garden, gets 4-6′ tall x 4′ wide
Prefers full sun to light shade, goes dormant in winter and re-emerges in the spring
Bunches of Hot pink flower stalks emerge out of the rhizomes(ground) first, followed by the foliage
Flowers get 18-24″ tall, last for weeks, and make great cut flowers, no fragrance
Native to Australia, aboriginal people roast and eat the roots

Uses: Use in mass or singly in the garden, resembles a dwarf banana