Wild Ginger (<em>Hedychium Gardnerianum</em>)

Wild Ginger (Hedychium Gardnerianum)

Wild ginger thrives in the shade of the bush, but it is a serious weed, forming thick mattes of rhizomes and suffocating all other plant life. Birds spread the seeds widely.

From the Landcare Research website: Wild ginger (Hedychium gardnerianum), also known as Kahili ginger, was originally grown in New Zealand as a garden plant.…