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Curcuma zedoaria 'Bicolour Wonder'


Curcuma 'Bicolour Wonder' is a spectacular ginger with long-lasting white, pink, and yellow flowers and tropical foliage like a banana.

Curcuma zedoaria 'Bicolour Wonder' is a spectacular flowering ginger with long-lasting, cone-shaped inflorescences in deep purple-pink, white, and green with tubular yellow flowers and tropical foliage like a banana with a central burgundy stripe on tall plants. They are part of the family that includes the spice turmeric, Curcuma longa. In their native climate Curcuma begin to grow in response to the arrival of monsoon season and go dormant in dry conditions. They emerge in mid-June in temperate zones, flowering in late summer and fall, and want to be warm, well watered and fed while in growth and drier while dormant.

Common Name: Hidden Cone Ginger

Family: Zingiberaceae (The Ginger Family)

Zone Hardiness: 7b-11

Light: Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 4-6'

Width: 3-5'

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer - Fall

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Native range includes Southeast Asia, Southern China, India, New Guinea and and Northern Australia. A monsoon season tropical.


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Southeast Asia

Asia and the Pacific - Indian Subcontinent

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