Etlingera elatior or Nicolaia elatior
Red Torch Ginger
A gorgeous plant forming clumps of canes that grow up to 10 feet. Leaves are bright green on the surface and purple-green underneath. Impressive buds burst into large bright red heads that nestle themselves in a crimson cone. This tropical herbaceous perennial is perfect for use as a cut flower.
Zones 9B -11 for outdoor standard growing otherwise grow as a container plant or houseplant.
- Known as Awapuhi-ko'oko'o in Hawaii
- Also known botanically as Phaeomeria magnifica
- A tropical herbaceous perennial
- A native of Java, Indonesia and was brought to Suriname by immigrants
- It is a common naturalized garden plant in this country
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