Let us know how you go. Do you suggest that I keep in full sun in this location or shadier spot? Texas Redbud. . By then I hope they will have multiplied so much that I can undertake some mass plantings. Planted them in ground in mid-April; too early. If the flower turns brown, I cut off the flower stem but retain the leaves. We bought a Siam Tulip 3 months ago – it had 2 flowers. I combine my plants with Zephyranthes and Habranthus lilies and Diamond Frost (Euphorbia hypericifolia). I had a plant in a container. I’ve yet to see anything as good as the original. Two of them have appeared just this morning. Chiming in from Toronto Canada. However a few of the leaves are curling. Have purchased 3 of the Siam Tulip Curcuma and 2 of the larger ones….not sure what they are called. Find professional Siam Tulip videos and stock footage available for license in film, television, advertising and corporate uses. The beds where the plants are growing, have been cultivated and have a yearly topdressing of 50 to 75 mm of forest mulch. I’d hate to lose it. Blooms Aug/Sept. The company's filing status is listed as Inactive and its File Number is P01000090302. My garden where I want to plant these is mostly sun until it moves around the house about 4pm. Home. Sometimes they put up what look like virus infected flowers with spots and deformed bract heads. I think I have finally mastered these plants! Still, I was disappointed. The flowers stand just above the leaves. Many thanks Sandra. A very few of the larger flowered paper whites and pinks I’ve brought back have also succeeded year after year. Search from Curcuma Alismatifolia stock photos, pictures and royalty-free images from iStock. On Jun 2, 2013, pussy_willow from Devola, OH wrote: Just planted this in the small area between my house & the walkway to my front door (approx 9" wide x 3.5' space) where they get morning to early afternoon (about 12:30 p.m.) direct sun, zone 7-8 (Jackson, Mississippi, avg temp now is at 88F) and they are white, long lasting flowers with the smaller purple florets in the stalks. We're in zone 7, so I dug them up and stored them in a box of peat under our house for the winter. Our winters are cool and dry, basically the perfect conditions. For maps and directions to Siam Tulip Ii Restaurant Inc view the map to the right. Next spring it will need to be divided as it’s outgrown the pot. Tulips will grow best in Northern Florida, from Pensacola to Jacksonville and south to Ocala, according to University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. It could be a nice project, and I will try one in the new rose garden to see if it can tolerate that much light. Now I know how to take care of it and what to expect. It received afternoon sun for about 6 hours. Mine is not in full sun and is in salt air here on the beach. Thanks for the tip regarding alkaline soil. My daughter-in-law who lives in coastal NSW gave me a beautiful curcuma alba (ginger) in full flower in a pot in January. The top leaves have dried so I removed the plant from the container. Sein Kerngebiet lag im Becken des Mae Nam Chao Phraya (Chao-Phraya-Fluss). Firmenprofil Siam Tulip Restaurant, Inc. K38233 FL Adresse: kompany ist offizielle Verrechnungsstelle der Republik Österreich (Lizenzerteilung 2013/2015) und ist offizieller Vertriebspartner des European Business Register (EBR Netzwerk) (2012). This did not phase the plants at all. The good news is that some limited jewel like varieties I brought back with me from Thailand appear to flourish, no problems at all. thanks for the update on the fungal issue. Dutch weather is not ideal for mass curcurma propagation. tip of the day. The flowers stand just above the leaves. I’ve certainly seen some sad looking fields of infected flowers. If placed in a slightly shaded position, flower on the plant can remain for up to 3 months. One of my new favorites, I will be pla... read morenting tehse in all colors next year. Today, 2 years later, it is blooming again. I was inspired and on seeing plants offered for sale decided to give them another try. A YouTube video recommendation perhaps? Curcuma alismatifolia 'Siam Sunset' Siam Sunset features dark pinkish-purple bracts and purple-blue flowers. My gut feeling is that spring flowering hostas, that prefer cool shaded (temperate woodland) conditions and summer flowering Siam Tulips which like warm sunny (tropical grassland) conditions may not be the best of companions. Unser Haus befindet sich in Stuttgart West und liegt nur etwa 10 Minuten vom Zentrum der Stadt entfernt. 5686 Curcuma alismatifolia Siam Scarlet - Purple Siam Tulip. Siam tulip care is modest, and the information in this article will help. It went crazy in almost full sun by our front door and got lots of attention. They are near rain lilies now and I will look up the other two you suggest. C. roscoena also thrives, every year it puts up huge bright orange bract heads in dappled shade. All seem to thrive in similar conditions, have complementary flowers and flower concurrently. It can be grown as a tender perennial in frost-free climates, but expect a period of winter dormancy. I cannot for the life of me figure it out. Curcuma flowers, showing their unusual structure. I have quite a large collection of these, both collected in Thailand itself and imported Dutch varieties. The top of the inflorescence has a brilliant cluster of colorful bracts that with some imagination do resemble a tulip in formation. I bought this plant last year from a grocery store late last summer. Words can not describe the beauty and diversity of the ginger family. While it has some cold tolerance beyond the abilities of ginger, it will not overwinter in northern climates. Need to know when to separate bulbs… Have about 20 in pot. If you have a photo, please post. Mostly I grow them with Arundina graminfolia but also grasses and other plants.The seed I also introduce to almost all my outdoor potted plants as they make charming surprises and reach flowering size in one year, the flowering bracts get bigger each year but not much bigger than and inch or two. Planted September 2014. I save all and any seed anyway and plant so hopefully I get some interesting results. Fertilized lightly each March with Black Kow manure. I fertilize twice a year and the plant does the rest. Hello Peonypossu, I have not come across this happening before. I was inspired because mine is in a somewhat shady area and just started blooming again, so I added more This time in semi shade, hoping they will bloom more frequently…. Cover them back up with the soil. I tried to do all the right things – bright shade in a shadehouse, regular feeding and repotting every couple of years in fresh media….. Would be nice anyway. I have friends waiting for me to share, but I want to wait a few years. It is striking and bold, a member of the ginger family. You may need to hunt around to find them, but hopefully more and more people will discover how easy they are to grow, if given the right location – in full sun. Author: Dey, K. K.; Li, C.; Elliott, M.; McVay, John; Whilby, L.; Hodges, G.; Smith, T. R. Source: Plant health progress 2019 v.20 no.3 pp. Hey Arno, great thread on this plant. Especially would like to know if they will survive with some watering in well drained area as I can’t not water the other plants in that plot. I will place chicken wire over them this summer and this will protect them. I haven't over-wintered them but all the bulbs that I am supposed to store away in the winter do just fine with some cypress mulch or pine straw mounded heavily over them. Sandra I’m in Broome and want to know if I can leave these in the ground during our almost non existent winter as well. And for those wishing to fast pace plant propagation, any recommendations on root slicing/chipping for these plants? On Sep 5, 2005, morganmom from Fort Myers, FL (Zone 10b) wrote: Siam Tulip is thriving in full August sun & heavy summer rains in southwest Florida. Als Siam (auch Siem, Sejem, Sayam, thailändisch สยาม [sàjǎːm]) wurde bis 1939 das Land in Südostasien bezeichnet, das zum Großteil dem heutigen Thailand entspricht. Another issue might be nutrients. It received adequate sun, but wasn't at all attractive. It's got new flowers and is multiplying, doing very well. Its so disheartening. I personally like the smaller bushy look and hope to achieve the same success next spring when I divide the plant. There is a festival associated with the blooming and the tour buses arrive in mass. Method seems to work pretty well, but I should have waited for the soil to warm more. Until today I wasn't able to identify it. Dormant now. On Mar 26, 2012, lgerard from Chapin, SC wrote: This plant has gorgeous fuchsia "flowers." I need some basic information: Can I leave it in the pot? Lack of care seemingly caused the Siam Tulip to die; but, that was not the case. Cucurma alisimatifolia AKA Siam Tulip . They had them in purple, too but I have more than enough of that in my garden!! Siam tulips need full sun in subtropical climates. On Sep 16, 2005, tremax from Delray Beach, FL (Zone 10a) wrote: This plant appeared mysteriously in our garden a few months ago. The only issue I now have with these plants is their flower colour. Had it in the house near a window but having read it prefers sun (and the flowers turning brown) put it outside and it didn’t appear to like that either. I suspected the plants liked high calcium and will ensure I keep an eye on soil pH in the future. We have about 20 cultivars, and have noticed a big difference in disease resistance. What a difference. The flower season is long and the plants are very attractive in habit. Since writing the original article, we have also had this fungus arrive in Australia. The importance of Siam Tulip is high as its benefits are more Every gardener must look for the required. I gave it a try in a large patio pot . I was simply overjoyed to hear of your initial failure (lol) as I was sure good news was to come, the solution to all my woes but sadly….. Plant out when the soil temperatures are above 20 degrees. Click an entity to go directly to the entity box. How do I get it to that vibrant purple again? Find high-quality stock photos that you won't find anywhere else. Curcuma alismaefolia or Siam tulip, with hot-pink flower bracts, resembling a tulip. My curcuma is turning brown, not the leaves the stem and flower itself. It is much thicker with lots of blooms. Others which use heavy fungicide applications (sometimes as much as once a week) and sterile conditions bordering on hospital like conditions seem to fare much better. I have seen spectacular mass plantings of these plants in Thailand, particularly along roads and in parks around Bangkok. On Aug 2, 2013, cynponce1 from Houston, TX wrote: I would like to know if anyone has had problems with curling leaves of the Siam Tulip? On Mar 24, 2015, LeslieT from Bellaire, TX wrote: I found the plant awkward looking in a mixed border in my Houston-area garden. Storage tubers should be plump and white. Sometimes light affects the colour of the bracts. It must be said that some farms in Thailand battle to keep them healthy too, especially during the wet season in the Chiang Mai area. (; thanks for your comments. Hi can i divide bulbs and put back in bed from where originally pulled from? I did not see any blooms the following year, so wrote the plant off. Could be because it is against an insulated exterior stucco wall too. nting tehse in all colors next year. C alismatifolia and some of the smaller Curcumas do well in sun, however some of the other Curcuma species, particularly those with the larger leaves, require semi-shaded locations. Siam Tulip Ii Restaurant, Inc. is a Florida Domestic Profit Corporation filed on September 13, 2001. One particularly good one came from Queen Sirikit gardens, which I’ve also named “Queen Sirikit” as its such a lovely thing with tall thin strong flowers stems and huge wine glass shaped bracts that elegantly twist at the tips. I am now growing them in my ‘Sunset Borders’, which feature foliage and flowering plants in brilliant yellow, orange and red. I have visited many farms in Thailand where they grow these as well. Plants put on quite display in the garden and the flowers are well displayed and showy. Could be because it is against an insulated exterior stucco wall too. The Registered Agent on file for this company is Diaz Joseph L and is located at 2522 West Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, FL 33609. Jmichael. I planted mine in a bed under a live oak and have been rewarded with great blooms. It CAN freeze here, but I haven't had any problems just covering the soil instead of digging them up. For reviews of Siam Tulip Ii Restaurant Inc see below. I kind of think the virus came in on the plants we imported. The lower bracts of the inflorescence are small and green with flowers emerging between them. The only other issue I have had in recent years is a fungal disease which shortens the life of the flower bracts and turns them brown. Started with two plants; yielded about 40 bulbs. I bought 2 plants in Houston putting one in a part sun/ part shade on the dry side. Im thinking it could have something to do with low temps in freight as they are flown in as fully made pot plants. Based on what I have read here I will now be trying it out in sunnier sites. I so enjoyed reading this, thanks Arno! They seem to just disappear like hostas when they go dormant, and new growth appears in mid June. The company's filing status is listed as Inactive and its File Number is K38233. Im not sure which fungicide to use, some are lethal. Will try that next. Mine were doing great overall but suddenly started to decline a few weeks ago; I thought it was due to over-fertilizing but now think that it could have been the virus you mentioned that seems to show up in the flowers, as it was that part of the plant that somewhat suddenly turned yellow, then brown. My plant started out purple but now is white (or at best a much much paler version). Or should I store the bulbs in a cool/dry place indoors and plant in the spring? Because the previous homeowners never used the sprinkler system, and never mowed the grass, I have to assume these plants are very hardy in NW Florida. Leaves seemed to curl up. Might you have advice/pictures on root division and best steps for success? Nothing to be done for the virus, still looking into ethically ways to handle the fungus. The blooms are long-lasting and make excellent cut flowers. Siam Tulip Restaurant, Inc. filed as a Domestic for Profit Corporation in the State of Florida and is no longer active.This corporate entity was filed approximately thirty-two years ago on Monday, October 10, 1988 , according to public records filed with Florida Department of State. If I can get it to the point where it will shoot again in spring I will have no problem finding a suitable spot to put the pot during the warmer months. This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions: On Sep 9, 2019, jacquelineemery from Hilton Head, SC (Zone 9a) wrote: I too bought my first Curcuma at Home Depot. Curcuma alismatifolia, Siam tulip or summer tulip (Thai: ปทุมมา, RTGS: pathumma; กระเจียวบัว, RTGS: krachiao bua; ขมิ้นโคก, RTGS: khamin khok) is a tropical plant native to Laos, northern Thailand, and Cambodia. We get no actual winter here and never frost. I “harvested” the bulbs. My apologies for taking so long to respond, Somehow I missed it. Planted on raised beds designed to keep splash down and drainage at a max. I find these plants like full sun to very light shade, good drainage and warm wet summers and dry winters. However, let me know how the planting goes. I pitched it. On Apr 16, 2005, zzazzq from Jackson, MS (Zone 8b) wrote: This plant grows well in our hot, humid summers in MS. This is a gorgeous annual plant for the garden or in containers. © 2021 GardenDrum All Rights Reserved | ADMIN, https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/CURCUMA_sp.htm. They have small waxy flower heads in deep claret ruby, green tipped pinks and pure white. Hello Teresa Tubers on old corm will be brown and shriveled. The plants look much better in larger clumps. On Feb 11, 2005, agedog1 from Vero Beach, FL (Zone 9b) wrote: Wonderful plant. Has come back so far in zone 9a. Greetings. I have white ones, and just bought a bright red one. My wife purchased this plant from Lowes. Keep the media dish, but not bone dry. It is beautiful and our favorite flower. Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings, By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets). Over the ensuing years, I read more and more about these plants. Perhaps the plants needed a more tropical environment? As the weather cools the leaves turn yellowish and then brown. I know this was posted in 2012 and its now 2016 but I hope you are still having success with them. I had initially ordered 12 of them, and they all did wonderfully, but did not survive the winter, which was not a particularly cold one for us. You seem to have figured out they can stand full sun but my main concern is the large ones wilt once sun hits them and then when shade comes they come back to normal. It did well and was tall.. about 3 feet and a little lanky looking but still pretty. The latter whose bulbs are grown for the pot plant industry and in some strange places including South Africa. Hello Arno Knowing it was a tropical I brought it in at September’s end and let it go dormant over winter in it’s pot sparingly giving it water once a month. On Jul 12, 2017, donnacreation from Sumter, SC (Zone 8a) wrote: I bought these from Walmart garden center 7 or 8 yrs ago, and they didn't survive my zone 8a winter here in central South Carolina. I cut the browning flower bracts off and keep the leaves below. these plants are quite tropical so it is best to leave them in the container and store them somewhere it doesn’t get too cold. The Siam Tulip is known as the Krajiew Flower. I have found much to my disappointment that many I have bought as pot plants that include some stunning varieties, look fantastic when purchased but go into rapid decline after a few weeks, then never return in the same glory they were purchased as. Cover it with pine straw for the winter. Now that we appear to be fully into the rainy season here in south Florida, it is time to plant summer flowers. It had only gone into its winter hibernation, and now I am enjoying it again in Dallas, TX. But the plants declined each year and eventually gave up the ghost. BTW they prefer slightly alkaline conditions so you need to lime if your soil is acidic or leaf mulched or they also go into decline….not that it’s helped me at all. ( this is my 3 rd year). I just wish these things were easier!!! I live in central Florida and it’s very hot here this summer, as well as humid. Siam Tulip Restaurant, Inc. is a Florida Domestic Profit Corporation filed on October 10, 1988. No luck getting them to sprout so far this year (in pots) but will try a few others in the ground. When the gorgeous pink blooms opened, we were excited to see such beauty. I loved reading all the info you put out and the pictures spur me on! On Jul 12, 2017, donnacreation from Sumter, SC wrote: On Jun 4, 2015, ladymar from Portland, TX wrote: I Love this plant!! Thanks guys and gals. Today I just couldn’t resist and I bought yet another Dutch cultivar, “Sunrise” or something, tall, almost white with bract tips dipped in raspberry red. Western exposure partial sun, in a bed with drip irrigation and misters, run approx 20 minutes daily, early AM, April-October. Feed AND water the birds. Getty Images offers exclusive rights-ready and premium royalty-free analog, HD, and 4K video of the highest quality. Rich, pinky-red Curcuma flower bracts work well surrounded by dark red foliage. These take three years to flowering for me and many seedlings perish along the way but what Im hoping I end up with are much healthier stronger plants. Flowered for me from July through October 2004 (bought and planted in Garden in July). We had a very mild winter, so I dug around in the pot out of curiosity and found healthy feeling bulbs. In a matter of two months or so it has flowered beautifully. We have several varties that are thriving. Siam Tulip Ii Restaurant Inc is located at the address 1905 E Fletcher Ave in Tampa, Florida 33612. This might help colour if nutrition is the issue. We also have had positive response from adding micronutrients in sulphate form, but that’s our soil. Truly spectacular flowers have easy growth and flowering. A new spectacular introduction from Thailand with bright purple bracts, mauve red edge markings, and lavender-bluish flowers. Unlike many other gingers, curcumas die back in autumn with lush foliage emerging again in mid spring earning it the nickname of Hidden Ginger. On Aug 11, 2013, Jmichaelishere from Plano, TX wrote: I was planting a rose garden, and out of this older pot came this green plant. I found many other people had had similar experiences and after a few years these plants disappeared from the nurseries completely. How do I cut back the flower stem when it dies? Unfortunately much of what was said I couldn’t understand so who knows what vital tips I missed. They thrive in mixed plantings and self seed in a charming manner amongst my pot plants and beds. Curcuma is a genus of about 100 accepted species in the family Zingiberaceae that contains such species as turmeric and Siam tulip.They are native to Southeast Asia, southern China, the Indian Subcontinent, New Guinea and northern Australia. Or is it a nursery cultivar designed to last only one season? Siam Sunset Curcuma. Originating from tropical Asia through to Northern Australia, there are approximately 80 species of curcumas and hundreds of cultivars. The Siam Tulip is in the Asian Garden, tucked into a quiet, shady corner. I’m glad to hear Siam Tulips do well for you in Houston. Sometimes they just keep the existing flowers then keel over and the next year come back as tiny little runts. I planted them next to an oak tree. I would be interested to know, and what still does thrive. The climate is subtropical and seasonal, with a dry season lasting for at least 6 months. When the leaves first came up I almost pulled them out. Careful not to break them off the corm. I am certainly not an expert though. Still keep it indoors in a sunny spot? The other in morning sun, fairly damp. About three or four years ago I started seeing them in a few of the stores. Grown from a rhizome, the plant features thick, dense roots and requires high temperatures and a day length of at least 12 hours. Foto über Siam Tulip wird als Zierpflanzen verwendet Pathum-Blumen werden gegessen, indem man mit Paprikapaste oder -glas bleicht und isst. Costus; Thai Caladium; Uncategorized; Variegated Canna; Product tags. Pink waterfall is Globba winitii. Step 5 Dig holes with a small shovel or trowel and plant tulip bulbs five inches deep and eight inches apart. On Jul 16, 2017, SkipVought from Fort Worth, TX wrote: Benbrook, Texas. On Feb 5, 2003, BuriedTreasures from Valrico, FL (Zone 9b) wrote: Regarding the watering of Curcuma, they need to be kept dry during their dormancy period, which will be Oct/Nov depending on where you live. On Aug 3, 2004, bamacracker from Lynn Haven, FL wrote: We bought this house in December, oblivious to all the wonderful landscaping that had been neglected for the past four years. The “bulbs” are then shipped back to the Netherlands and grown on for sale. Although pretty at first, the leaves burnt, and I forgot about the plant over the winter. Any ideas? Coming from northern Thailand and Cambodia they actually grow in grassland in full sun. This plant produces an excellent cut flower last up to about 14 days. The lower bracts of the inflorescence are small and green with flowers emerging between them. The genus Curcuma belongs to the ginger family (Zingiberaceae) and includes many very attractive species as well as spices such as Turmeric (Curcuma longa) and Zeodary (Curcuma zeodaria). I live in Portland, Texas. On Aug 5, 2006, fishpot from Saint Petersburg, FL wrote: Easiest plant ever and gorgeous, lotus like flower which is long lasting (1 month). On Oct 3, 2011, degger from Huntington Beach, CA wrote: A lot of large foliage but only one anemic flower after two years. Hotel Siam Tulip Guesthouse, Chiang Mai: 17 Bewertungen, 11 authentische Reisefotos und Top-Angebote für Hotel Siam Tulip Guesthouse, bei Tripadvisor auf Platz #733 von 1.183 B&Bs / inns in Chiang Mai und mit 4 aus 5 bewertet. 25 members have or want this plant for trade. Thanks for your tips, these are gorgeous plants. I’d apply an organic fertiliser that contains ground rock minerals (rock dusts) once the weather is warmer. We clean and separate ours now, discarding the bad ones as well as the previous years corm. Or the flower revert to a wilder type the colour changes completely, the lovely dark purples turn to pasty pink…. I’m located in central Florida and have found that I need to keep them out of our fierce all- day sun this summer. The latter mentioned, did not live long, but the former bloomed all summer, made it through a winter with a few frosts and multiplied(3) looking perfect this summer and never once drooped. I live in Mackay FNQueensland and fell in love with this most beautiful plant and just had to have it and give it a go. Bild von tulip, siam - 88581855 One thing we’ve noticed – we must dig and split and clean the rhizomes every year, without fail. Would like to propagate, but reluctant to damage what I have. I just planted it in a filtered sun spot in a well-draining soil. These have mostly been the wild forms and selections. I would like to see if Garden lime and silica helped the plants – how much should be applied and how frequently?