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Curcuma 'Scarlet Fever' /Scarlet Fever Ginger

Curcuma 'Scarlet Fever'  / Curcuma 'Scarlet Fever'
This ginger makes a wonderful dense ground covering of coarse textured, aspidistra-like foliage and grows in full sunlight
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This ginger makes a wonderful dense ground covering of coarse textured, aspidistra-like foliage and grows in full sunlight

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Scientific Name: Curcuma 'Scarlet Fever'
Common Name: Scarlet Fever Ginger
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White, Pink, Multicolored
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: This plant's foliage is striking with red stems and a dark red midrib that runs all the way up the leaves. It is good that it has beautiful foliage, as it is a shy bloomer. It must have plenty of sunlight to produce beautiful flowers in the spring. Can produce a nice ground cover of foliage when planted in mass.