Kaempferia ‘Fanciful Peacock Shazam


  • 15Cm pot

Kaempferia elegans ‘Fanciful Peacock Shazam’ is a cultivar of Kaempferia elegans Wall. and was first introduced by John Banta. This peacock ginger has as much contrast in its markings as a Bengal cat. Silvery-green leaves are boldly patterned with striking marks of maroon and silver. As with all Kaempferia elegans, glistening purple flowers form among the foliage . The genus is named after the naturalist and traveller Engelbert Kaempfer, who lived in Japan and east Asia for the years 1689-1693 and was one of the first Europeans to write detailed descriptions of plants there.