Curcuma alismatifolia 'Light Pink'/Siam Tulip Light Pink

Curcuma alismatifolia 'Light Pink' / Curcuma alismatifolia 'Light Pink'
Pink flowers and large, green foliage
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Pink flowers and large, green foliage

Flowers are not hidden byi foliage on the species

a close-up of the flowe bracts

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Scientific Name: Curcuma alismatifolia 'Light Pink'
Common Name: Siam Tulip Light Pink
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: This curcuma loves filtered light or light shade and enjoy moist soil. It does not do well in full sunlight and likes only about 30% sun in the deep south. They go dormant in winter and should be kept on the dry side at this time. Most gingers like it dry during the cool or cold season.