Golden Brush, Golden Ginger, Vodoo Flame Ginger
Burbidgea schizocheila

Family: Zingiberaceae
Genus: Burbidgea (bur-BIDJ-ee-a) (Info)
Species: schizocheila (skitz-oh-KY-la) (Info)

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Mid Fall

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Melbourne, Florida

Punta Gorda, Florida

Hawaiian Ocean View, Hawaii

Kealakekua, Hawaii

Montegut, Louisiana

Cumberland, Maryland

Troy, New York

Vieques, Puerto Rico

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Feb 6, 2009, Manchac from Prairieville, LA wrote:

With very little effort Burbidgea produces a "florist-quality" plant you will be proud to show off. The golden flowers make a spectacular show with the backdrop of polished dark green leaves. Mine bloomed right at Christmas this year. It starred as the table centerpiece. This is a very easy plant.
No trouble with bugs or disease (so far). It will take a couple of years of growth to fill the container to the spectacular stage but it will bloom every six months or so in the meanwhile. The flowers last a couple of weeks. For best result with the least care, this plant ranks near the top.