The ginger family (Zingiberaceae) spices up gardener’s lives with some of the most striking tropical blooms we could wish for, and this genus is no exception. Expect orchid-like blooms that will excite attention and tons of questions from your gardening friends. Despite their very exotic look, Roscoeas are remarkably hardy thanks to their Himalayan origins. Simply mulch them well in winter to enjoy perennial performance year after year. Choose Roscoea to brighten up semi-shade areas and woodland gardens in autumn – they’re a delightfully tropical surprise just before winter creeps in!