• Pink Torch Ginger Etlingera elatior Seeds

    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.

    Fun Facts:

    • 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
    • In Thailand, the young shoots and flowers are served raw
    • Makes an excellent plant for collectors of plants for the home or greenhouse environment
    • Grown for the beautiful leaf shape and color 
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