Our flower this week is a unique tropical flower that comes in two different varieties.
Torch Ginger is usually just referred to as Ginger. It can be pink, magenta, or red. The flower head is a cluster of bracts that resemble a flame. The stems are very long and thick. Ginger is temperature sensitive and needs to be stored between 45 and 55 degrees F. Meaning: Proud; Strength; Red: Unlimited Wealth
Beehive Ginger can also be known as Shampoo Ginger or Pinecone Ginger. Unlike Torch Ginger, Beehive Ginger is fragrant. The bloom is honeycomb shaped and is usually 4 to 6 inches across. It is always orange. Beehive Ginger needs to be kept the same temperature as the Torch Ginger. Meaning: Proud