Curcuma zedoria /Pineapple Lily

Curcuma zedoria  / Curcuma zedoria
Well established clump of pineapple ginger lily before flowering
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Scientific Name: Curcuma zedoria
Common Name: Pineapple Lily
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Supposed to have medicinal qualities. Produces highly scented roots, heavily ribbed, coarse textured foliage. Mulch plants in winter to give some protection from mild freezes. Add a generous amount of humus to planting beds. Blooms well in moderate shade.