This arching Himalayan ginger grows to four feet with attractive tropical foliage. The flowers have slender white petals with a unique twisted and delicate look. The pistils are fiery orange. Flowers are fragrant at night. Full sun in rich soil with abundant moisture during the growing season. Mulch with fallen leaves in winter. In colder regions grow in a pot or store in dry peat moss and keep above zero.
Forest clearings, shrubberies, 1800-2800m from Himachal Pradesh to Arunachal Pradesh.