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PlantFiles: Ginger
Curcuma flaviflora

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Family: Zingiberaceae
Genus: Curcuma (KER-koo-muh) (Info)
Species: flaviflora (flav-ih-FLOR-uh) (Info)

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Category:
Perennials
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Red
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Blue-Green
Veined

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive kjun On May 21, 2003, kjun from Lafayette, LA wrote:

This plant blooms at the base of the foliage. It has multiplied most profusely and is easy to dig and devide. Corms are long rather than stubby. The plants must be thinned regularly so that the bloom may be seen.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Sarasota, Florida
Lafayette, Louisiana



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