Costus productus : Dwarf Orange Ginger

Costus productus is sometimes called Costus comosus,  Dwarf Orange Ginger, Orange Tulip Ginger, Green Mountain Spiral Flag, is actually an edible variety. The flower petals are quite sweet and nutritious.

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It’s a lower grower and makes a great ground cover. Orange spiral ginger grows as an evergreen and is an ornamental.

Photo: SBG, Singapore 20120313


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