Globba schomburgkii /Dancing Girl Ginger

Globba schomburgkii   / Globba schomburgkii
A well established group in flower in late summer
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A well established group in flower in late summer

Close-up of the inflorescence with yellow flowers

Foliage and flowers


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Scientific Name: Globba schomburgkii
Common Name: Dancing Girl Ginger
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This ginger is one of the easiest to grow. It produces a large number of bulbils and from these some say it can become invasive. Dormant in winter in colder locations, but the rhizomes put out new growth with first warm days of spring.