Kaempferia - 4 bulbs
Called peacock gingers. Low growing plants with decorative,and often variegated leaves. Perfect as a ground-cover, especially in shade. Many have purple or lavender flowers. Plants are dormant all winter. Make wonderful house plants.
Gingers are the queen flowers of the plant world. They are the source of wonderous fragrances and possess exquisitely delicate foliage and flowers. The fragrance of some butterfly gingers will take your breath away.
Common name: Resurrection Lily, Peacock Ginger or Limestone Kaempferia
Color: The flowers are not showy and last only a short time. They are small, four-petaled, and violet to purple in color.
Bloom time: late May into June
Height: 6" to 12"
Difficulty level: Easy
Planting & Care
Sunlight: Requires shady situations.
Soil: Reasonably well-drained soil.
Water: Provide regular moisture in well drained soil during the growing season.
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