Costus pictus, Painted Spiral Ginger

Category: Shade Perennials
Family: Costaceae
Origin: Mexico
Evergreen: no
Flower Color: yellow, red
Bloom Time: summer
Height: 4 ft
Width: 2 ft
Exposure: part sun to part shade
Irrigation: high
Cold Hardiness: 10 F
Description: Ornamental flowers, leaves, stems...what's not to like? And it's not aggressive at all.