Approximately 8.18 will be added to all international orders for shipping expense and 1.00 per unit thereafter USA to USA shipping is free. Etlingera elatior or Nicolaia elatior Torch Ginger A gorgeous plant forming clumps of canes that grow up to 10 feet. Leaves are bright green on the surface and purple-green underneath. Impressive buds burst into large bright red heads that nestle themselves in a crimson cone. This tropical herbaceous perennial is perfect for use as a cut flower. Zones 9B -11 for outdoor standard growing otherwise grow as a container plant or houseplant. Fun Facts: Known as Awapuhi-ko'oko'o in Hawaii Also known botanically as Phaeomeria magnifica A tropical herbaceous perennial A native of Java, Indonesia and was brought to Suriname by immigrants It is a common naturalized garden plant in this country In Thailand, the young shoots and flowers are served raw Makes an excellent plant for collectors of plants for the home or greenhouse environment Grown for the beautiful leaf shape and color Another fun plant from seeds of the Rainforest USES: Greenhouse Outdoor Standard Cut Flowers Potted Deck Plant Indoor Tropical Sowing instructions: Soak in warm water for 24 hours Sow seed 3/4” deep at a soil temperature of 61-64° F. and keep moist Seed can be sown outdoors in the fall for spring germination Sow in standard good draining potting mix Plant Care: Grow in a standard potting mix Likes a deep, rich well fertilized soil Keep moist and feed once a month Transplant when large enough to handle into pots Keep humid if in dry conditions by occasional misting Culture · full sun to partial shade is best; shade tolerant · moist, slightly acidic, well-drained, high organic matter soil is ideal · dislikes hot, dry locations · avoid windswept winter locations Landscape Uses · specimen plant, bonsai, · accent plant for artistic appearance · rock gardens · in mini-groves Water feature accent All seed descriptions are based on careful study, research and our own growing experiments. 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