Common names: Red Button Ginger
Scientific name: Costus woodsonii
Family: Zingiberaceae (Ginger family)
Red button ginger is a beautiful plant which has gently spiralled stems and grows to about a meter in height. The leaves are broadly elliptic, deep green, the bracts of the inflorescence are waxy red, and the flowers range from yellow to orange. This magnificent type of Ginger is very easy to grow and flower most of the year.