Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Ornamental Ginger

We got a plant from my sister several years ago. She couldn't remember the name but she called later and said she thought it was ornamental ginger.

When I Googled ornamental ginger, it returned the plant. The real name is Curcuma Elata.

We planted it close to one of our shrubs and the ornamental ginger is almost hidden from view. A few days ago, Jilda was out feeding the birds and discovered the beautiful pink and yellow flowers hiding under the shrub.

She took a picture and shared it on her Instagram account. I waited an appropriate length of time before taking a picture.


  1. Just gorgeous. We cannot grow it as it gets too cold and dry.
    And, in response to your comment on last week's Words For Wednesday I have posted images as the prompts this week.

  2. I can't help but admire you guys that can 'know' and even pronounce the names of flora. BUT that doesn't stop me from knowing beauty when I see it. this is just THAT!
    Sherry & jack

  3. This flower looks so pretty and delicate

  4. Beautiful flower. I have never heard of Ornamental Ginger before. I'm googling it. ! Oh and I must find Jilda on IG. Let her know I'll be following.


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