Caldwell Nursery and Botanic Gardens
2436 Band Road, Rosenberg, Texas 77471, Ph: 281-342-4016

Ginger Plants

Ginger Photos - Some of the 50 Plus Gingers we offer. Click on Image for Larger Pictures. Most of our gingers are $10 for one gallon size pots.  Note: All gingers are dormant until late May, meaning they are just a root or rhyzome in a pot in winter.


Curcuma Summer Snow variegated, Curcuma Emerald Zebra, Blush Tulip Ginger, Globba Lavender Dragon, Dancing Lady Ginger, Siam Tulip

assorted gingers
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Pinstripe Ginger

Alpinia formosana - Pinstripe Ginger Zingiberaceae    

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Polynesian Princess

Alpinia purpurata 'Polynesian Princess' Zingiberaceae 9-11 Grows to 5 feet tall, with large variegated candy-cane light red and pink flowers. Lovely cut flower for arrangements.

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Alpinia rugusa

Alpinia rugusa Zingiberaceae   Rare. Beautiful variety of shell ginger with long strap leaf curly leaves with shell like blooms.
10" pot $75
Calathea louisae Bed
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Calathea louisae Bed
Calathea louisae Marantaceae    
Calathea louisae Flower
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Calathea louisae Flower
       
Calathea louisae Leaves
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Calathea louisae Detail
       
Cornukaempferia aurantifolia 'Jungle Gold'
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'Jungle Gold' Ginger
Cornukaempferia aurantifolia 'Jungle Gold' Zingiberaceae 9-10  

Costus barbatus
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Red Tower Spiral Ginger

Costus barbatus Costaceae 8-11 Excellent as a long lasting cut flower or just enjoy its tropical look in your garden all summer long. Blooming period lasts for months. Bright red inflorescences are complimented with bright yellow tubular flowers. Plants grow to 5 or 6 feet tall. An easy to grow and strikingly beautiful spiral ginger.
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Fiery Costus
Costus cuspidatus Costaceae 8-11  
Costus varzearum
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Brazilian-Ginger
Costus speciosa   8-11  
Costus speciosa 'Variegata'
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Variegated Tricolor Costus
Costus speciosa 'Variegata' Costaceae 8-11

White and green striped leaves spiral up red stems making a striking tropical clump with red cones at the tips 4' tall

1 gal. $10

Costus woodsonii
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Red Button Ginger
Costus woodsonii Costaceae 10 A dwarf spiral ginger with dark green waxy leaves, gently spiraled stems, topped with bright red cones with flowers ranging from yellow to orange. Red Button Ginger grows to about 3 feet tall. Native to Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Panama. Does well in a container or in the ground.
Hidden Ginger - Curcuma - 'Purple Prince'
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Hidden Ginger
Curcuma 'Purple Prince' Zingiberaceae  

Curcuma alismatifolia
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White Lotus Ginger

Curcuma altismatifolia - Siam Tulip Ginger
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Lady Rouge Tulip Ginger

Curcuma altismatifolia - Cambodian Scarlet Tulip Ginger
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Cambodian Scarlet Tulip Ginger

Curcuma alismatifolia Zingiberaceae 8-10

Curcuma Alismatifolia - White Lotus Tulip Ginger

Curcuma Alismatifolia - Lady Rouge Tulip Ginger

Curcuma Alismatifolia - Cambodian Scarlet Tulip Ginger

Ginger introductions from Thailand, grow in full un to partial shade, keep moist and do not let dry out between watering. The blooming plant resembles a tulip and thus the common name. Blooms during summer months, dormant in winter. Much sought after. Mature height 18 to 24 inches.

Curcuma aurantiaca 'Rainbow'
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Rainbow Ginger

Curcuma aurantiaca ‘Rainbow’ Zingiberaceae   Prefers shade, long lasting flowers with unusual multi-colorations

Curcuma australasica 'Aussie Plume'
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Aussie Plume Curcuma

Curcuma australasica 'Aussie Plume' Zingiberaceae 8-11

 

A perennial ginger native to Australia. Flowering during summer months with large hot pink blooms. Will grow to 4 feet and does well in containers or in the ground. This ginger goes dormant during the winter months. Grow in the shade.

Curcuma cordata
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Curcuma cordata Zingiberaceae    

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Giant Plume

Curcuma elata 'Giant Plume' Zingiberaceae 8-10 Single or in mass, this giant ginger makes a spectacular show with 8 foot leaves and large beautiful bright pink clusters of flowers. Great for long lasting cut arrangements. One to two foot tall flower spikes appear in early spring before the leaves. Prefers light shade to full sun and moist rich soil high in nitrogen. Native to Burma.
Curcuma 'Khymer Orange'
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Curcuma 'Khymer Orange'
Curcuma 'Khymer Orange' Zingiberaceae    
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Olena Curcuma
Curcuma olena Zingiberaceae 8-10  

Curcuma roscoeana 'Jewel of Burma'
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Jewel of Burma

Curcuma roscoeana ‘Jewel of Burma’ Zingiberaceae   An autumn bloomer with rich warm color and deep green foliage.
Curcuma rubescens - Ruby Ginger
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Ruby Ginger
Curcuma rubescens Zingiberaceae 8-11  

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Scarlet Fever Ginger

Curcuma 'Scarlet Fever' Zingiberaceae  

 

Curcuma Sulee Sunrise
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Curcuma 'Sulee Sunrise'

Curcuma 'Sulee Sunrise' Zingiberaceae    
Curcuma-X-'Laddawan'
Curcuma X 'Laddawan' !
Curcuma X 'Laddawan' Zingiberaceae  

Hidden Ginger Curcuma X 'Raspberry'
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Hidden Ginger Curcuma X 'Raspberry'
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Curcuma X 'Raspberry' Zingiberaceae    
Hidden Ginger---Curcuma X 'Raspberry'
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Hidden Ginger
Curcuma X 'Raspberry' Zingiberaceae   May 5, 2009
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Dancing Lady
Globba winitii Zingiberaceae 10  

Globba Ginger - Lavendar Dragon
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Lavender Dragon Ginger

Globba winitii 'Lavender Dragon' Zingiberaceae 8-11

 

A small clump forming ginger with lance leaves. Blooms mid-summer to fall, each stem flowers with a terminal pendant inflorescence with mauve bracts and yellow flowers. Native to Thailand

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Pristine Pink

Globba winitii 'Pristine Pink' Zingiberaceae 10  

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Ruby Queen

Globba winitii 'Ruby Queen' Zingiberaceae 10

 

Purple leaves and purple blooms

Globba Ginger - White Dragon
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White Dragon Ginger

Globba winitii 'White Dragon' Zingiberaceae 8-11 A small clump forming ginger with lance leaves. Blooms mid-summer to fall, each stem flowers with a terminal pendant inflorescence with white bracts and yellow flowers. Native to Thailand
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Anne Bishop Ginger
Hedychium anne bishop Zingiberaceae   fragrant red orange flowers
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White Butterfly Ginger
Hedychium coronarium Zingiberaceae    

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Hedychium 'Daniel Weeks'

Hedychium 'Daniel Weeks' Zingiberaceae  

 

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Disney Ginger
Hedychium Disney Zingiberaceae   fragrant orange bottlebrush like flowers, compact variety. hard to find!
1 gal. $15
Hedychium 'Dr. Moy'
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Hedychium 'Dr. Moy'
Hedychium 'Dr. Moy' Zingiberaceae    
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Tahitian Flame Ginger
Hedychium Tahitian Flame Zingiberaceae   white varigated foliage, more bold than Dr. Moy! fragrant orange flowers.
this variety is brand new!
1 gal. $15

Hedychium X 'Tara'
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Hedychium X 'Tara'

Hedychium X 'Tara' Zingiberaceae    

Kaempferia 'Silver Diamonds'
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'Silver Diamonds' Ginger

Kaempferia 'Silver Diamonds' Zingiberaceae 9-10  

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Kaempferia Grande Ginger

Kaempferia spp. ‘Grande’ Zingiberaceae 9-10

 

Leaves are large for Kaempferia at 18 to 24 inches high and up to a foot wide. They are ornately patterned above and a rich burgundy beneath. Large clusters of pink flowers emerge about a month before the leaves. Prefers moist well drained soil and shade. In winter plants go dormant and their rhizomes must be kept relatively dry to prevent rotting.

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Dwarf Yellow Spiral

Monocostus uniflorus Zingiberaceae 9-10

 

Large brilliant yellow flowers atop 2 foot spiral stems. Blooms all summer. Bright shade and moist well drained soil for best growth. Excellent potted plant.

Siphonochilus decora
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Yellow African Trumpet Ginger
Siphonochilus decora Zingiberaceae 9-10  
Siphonochilus kirkii
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Pink African Trumpet Ginger
Siphonochilus kirkii Zingiberaceae 9-10  

Zingiber collinsii 'Silver Streaks'
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Zingiber Collinsii "Silver Streaks"

Zingiber collinsii Zingiberaceae 8-10 Recent introduction collected in Viet Nam and introduced by Mark Collins. Naturally dormant in winter, leaves have silver streaks on green above and maroon beneath, somewhat similar to Alpinia pumila, but much taller. Cones are dull orange and form at the base of the plant.

Zingiber collinsii 'Silver Streaks'
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Zingiber collinsii 'Silver Streaks'

Zingiber collinsii 'Silver Streaks' Zingiberaceae    

Zingiber collinsii 'Silver Streaks' Flowers
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Zingiber collinsii 'Silver Streaks'

Zingiber collinsii 'Silver Streaks' Zingiberaceae    

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'Midnight' Black Ginger

Zingiber malaysianum var 'Midnight' Zingiberaceae 9-10 Quart size pots - $5 each

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Zingiber mioga Zingiberaceae varigated foliage with red cone flowers limited avail.
1 gal. $15

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Beehive Ginger

Zingiber vinosum Zingiberaceae 8-11 Zingiber vinosum is a herbaceous tropical perennial producing multiple stems that grow 4 to 6 feet tall. Foliage is dark green on top with burgundy undersides. Dormant in winter.
Zingiber Zerumbet - Pine Cone Ginger
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Pine Cone Ginger
Zingiber zerumbet Zingiberaceae   Zingiber zerumbet - Pinecone Ginger
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Zingiber zerumbet - Pinecone Ginger

 

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