Here is a pict. of my Turmeric root I dug this up to take this shot--3/20/04 they are still dormant.Florida
growing in the shade /makes a nice addition to a flower bed
Turmeric in flower in Hawaii, July 1997
Found in the Eden Project
The broad leaf is the turmeric plant
Although I've grown these outdoor and they did marginally in a deep shade garden. This year 2013 I tried them in container culture. Given them full sun, I'm looking for flowers if possible.