Etlingera
elatior
Etlingera elatior or commenly called torch ginger originates from
Malaysia and is now found in the Philippines and ,of course, here in
Hawaii. This coarse herb can reach a height up to 18 feet tall in shade
conditions, in full sun it may reach 12 feet in height. They bloom in
abundance mainly during the longer days of the year but flowers will
appear throughout the rest of the year also. They love fertilizer and
good draining soil and water should be provided at all times. If you
started with a fresh rhizomes it will take at least two years until first
flowering.
New variety
'Emi Rose'
large petals cherry
red and glossy

New variety
'Coral Dream'
and what a dream this  
is with extra large         
petals
New variety
'Evita's Rose'
white outlined in red
wow, real show             
stopper