Dichorisandra thyrsiflora – “Blue Ginger”

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Botanical Name: Dichorisandra thyrsiflora

Common Name: “Blue Ginger”

Characteristics:

Height: 4 to 4.5 Feet

Spread: 2 to 3 Feet

Light: Bright filtered sunlight

Bloom: Sep-Nov

Description:

Tropical plant whose stout, cane-like stems are clothed by broad, lance-shaped, glossy-green leaves and topped in the fall by big, football-shaped spikes of electrifying, violet-blue flowers.  Grow in consistently moist but well-draining soil except during the winter when plants go through a rest period and should be kept on the dry side.

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