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Kaempferia roscoeana/Peacock Ginger

Kaempferia roscoeana / Kaempferia roscoeana
Beautiful ground cover foliage lying close to the ground with a scattering of flowers
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Beautiful ground cover foliage lying close to the ground with a scattering of flowers

Foliage with a few flowers

Above ground growth does not begin until late spring when the soil becomes warm

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Scientific Name: Kaempferia roscoeana
Common Name: Peacock Ginger
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
Landscape Categories: Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: Foliage emerges late in spring and flowers in summer. Flowers last only one day, but blooming is continuous for several weeks. It is slow growing, but makes a good ground cover for small, shady places. It makes a beautiful container plant.