'Bangkok Ruby' Ornamental Turmeric Bulbs

'Bangkok Ruby' Ornamental Turmeric Bulbs

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Blooms Abundantly Throughout Summer
SKU 28118-PK-10
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Bulb Pack Size
Pack of 10
  • Buy 3 for $29.95 each and save 9%
Key Characteristics
Zone

8 - 11

Mature Height

24 IN

Mature Width

6 IN

Sun / Shade

Full Sun, Part Shade

Moisture Level

Moist, well-drained

Soil Type

Normal, loamy, Clay

Description / 'Bangkok Ruby' Ornamental Turmeric Bulbs

'Bangkok Ruby' Ornamental Turmeric is a deciduous perennial offering summer interest. An elegant, long-blooming beauty, the plant flowers abundantly in showy spires of petal-like dark pink bracts surrounding small white true flowers and repeat blooms throughout summer. Borne singly, each flower sits atop a rigid stem that makes a nice cut flower.

This easy to grow rhizomatous plant, also known as ornamental turmeric or a Siam tulip, has an upright habit of narrow, lance-shaped, dark green leaves. A tropical species and member of the ginger family, 'Bangkok Ruby' Ornamental Turmeric grows well in climates with hot, high-humidity summers. The plant prefers sun to part shade and mildly acidic to neutral, moist, well-drained soil. Although this variety is more drought tolerant than most, especially in partial shade, 'Bangkok Ruby' Ornamental Turmeric needs consistent moisture throughout the growing season in full sun and should never be allowed to dry out.

For optimal performance, add organic matter, such as compost, to soils with high sand and clay content before planting and add one of our soil enhancers in spring and summer. It requires no deadheading and is deer and rabbit resistant.

Consider planting in large groups or as an accent to blue salvia, euvolvulus, and caladium.

*NOTE: Curcuma (ornamental turmeric) is not intended for animal or human consumption

Product Details

Item Form Bulb
Bulb Pack Size Pack of 10
Genus Curcuma
Species alismatifolia
Variety 'Bangkok Ruby'
Product Classification Bulbs
Habit Upright
USDA Zone Low 8
USDA Zone High 11
Sun / Shade Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Color Pink
Bloom Season Start Early Summer
Bloom Season End Late Summer
Foliage Color Medium Green
Resistance Deer Resistance
Characteristics Easy Care Plants
Uses Beds, Border, Cut Flowers
Zone 8, 9, 10, 11
State Shipping Restrictions GU, PR, VI

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