Costus speciosus - Crepe Ginger - Zingiberaceae
(picture courtesy of Michael Lemay, Arenal Botanical Gardens, Costa Rica)
The 'Crepe Ginger' grows 6 feet to 9 ( 1.80 m to 2.70 m ) feet high in full sun to 40% of shade.
White crepe-like flowers with yellow throat unfold from red terminal cone.
Stems are spiral with dark green leaves.
USDA minimum hardiness Zone 8.
Musa and gingers list