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Although most gardners consider gingers as the tropical kind there is a type of ginger that is an evergreen ground cover that is hardy to -10F. I am interested in buying, or trading for this type of plant. If you have any that you would like to trade or sell let me know
I had a friend who had a variegated crinum asiaticum that did what your ginger is doing. It was putting out exact half and half green and white leaves. It did it for almost a whole season and was incredibly striking, then it suddenly just stopped. I have a lot of variegated crinums and never had one do that, they all have their varying degrees of stripes, some more than others. Hope your ginger stays like that, even after it goes dormant and comes back.
I might keep it in the greenhouse for a few seasons and keep it from going dormant for a while. Because of the thin white line around the leaves of Emperor, I never think about it being variegated. Thanks for the insight.
Yes, I know. Its easy to forget sometimes. Its kind of a disappointment as a 'variegated' plant on the whole. I think the more proper term for it is probably 'albo-marginated' rather than variegated, because the white coloration is pretty unusual in the main body of the leaf and is usually just around the edge, as opposed to actual variegation which is more defined as stripes, splotches or patches of another color that occur randomly on the entire leaf.