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Zingiber mioga


Zingiber mioga is the culinary myoga shade ginger from Japan with edible young shoots and yellow flowers.

Zingiber mioga is a culinary ginger from Japan with lance-shaped, tropical-looking green foliage that are arranged alternately on strong stalks. This species is probably the hardiest of the true gingers and cultivated for its edible young shoots and delicate yellow flower buds that emerge from the base in late summer. The remainder of the plant is not edible. A beautiful ornamental as well in the shaded woodland garden. Hardy to zone 7b.

Common Name: Myoga Shade Ginger - [Citrus Pre-Order]

Family: Zingiberaceae (The Ginger Family)

Zone Hardiness: 7-10

Light: Full Shade, Part Shade, Part Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Fall

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No



Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Woodlands.


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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