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Curcuma 'Summer Snow'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Curcuma 'Summer Snow'

Hidden Cone Ginger

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Item #: 3856

Zones: 7b to 10b

Height: 72" tall

Culture: Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Thailand

Pot Size: 2 qt. (1.9 L) ?

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.

Thanks to Russell Adams for sharing this hardy, red-stemmed, hidden cone ginger. Emerging from dormancy in mid-June, the giant green leaves quickly reach 6' in height. The cone-shaped flowers are nestled about 2' off the ground in September. This is a true breakthrough, since most of the red-stem gingers have not been hardy here.