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Monocostus uniflorus /Yellow Spiral Ginger

Monocostus uniflorus  / Monocostus uniflorus
Foliage of a spiral ginger with bright yellow flower
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Foliage of a spiral ginger with bright yellow flower

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Scientific Name: Monocostus uniflorus
Common Name: Yellow Spiral Ginger
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Filtered Shade, 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: Will flower all year, provided the temperature is a minimum of 50 degrees F. or more. Generally a smaller growing ginger that is suited to pot culture inside. Grows well in 60% to 70% shade.