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Zingiber mioga 'Silver Arrow'
Common Name: Myoga Shade Ginger Family: Zingiberaceae (The Ginger Family)

Zingiber mioga 'Silver Arrow'
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This is the newest and rarest selection of the hardy Japanese ginger. This distinctive and fabulous cultivar has leaves that are marbled and splashed with silver gray, cream or white all over. It is vigorous and stable. This species is probably the hardiest of the true gingers. The species is grown as a food plant in Japan for its edible young shoots and flower buds.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Garden Origin
Native Habitat:

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourYellow 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeFall 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Shade Part Shade  Foliage ColourVariegated - Cream/White Silver 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone7b-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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