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Zingiber malaysianum 'Midnight'/Midnight Ginger

Zingiber malaysianum 'Midnight' / Zingiber malaysianum 'Midnight'
Reddish-brown to almost black leaves are a unique feature of this ginger
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Reddish-brown to almost black leaves are a unique feature of this ginger

Foliage

Stems of mature Midnight Ginger

Striking foliage

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Scientific Name: Zingiber malaysianum 'Midnight'
Common Name: Midnight Ginger
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Yellow, Pink
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: A ginger with almost black foliage that appears to be laquered. It may be deciduous in zone 9. Yellow flowers from basal cones turn pink with aging.