This is a glorious plant. The flowers are great for floral arrangements.
Cocobolo Tree Farm currently carries the red and pink variety
Needs plenty of water. In dry forest region use drip irrigation or put in large containers to conserve water during the dry season.
Great foliage and color for a truly tropical look.
Bees, birds and butterflies are all attracted to ginger.
http://www.caldwellhort.com/html/gingers.html contact to identify type