Name That Flower: Can You Guess This Tropical Plant?

Appearing to rise directly from the ground, this beautiful flower blooms from the base of the rhizome. Though small, this tropical plant’s bright color is visible under the tall foliage. What am I?

Reveal:

Do not judge a ginger by its blooms! Zingiber rubens foliage can grow up to 6 feet tall! Can you spot the small red inflorescences at the base of this tall ginger? This rare ginger is featured in our Tropical Garden, which opened to the public on Aug. 27.