Curcuma (Siam™ Tulip) is native to Thailand and is a member of the Zingeraceae family. Curcumas’ foliage is lush, broad and sometimes pleated and colorful. Their flower is a striking tubular-shaped blossom that is actually leafy bracts. The Curcumas are ideal anywhere color is desired. They do well as accent plants if adequate light is available. They also provide a nice touch of color outdoors in shaded locations in the summer or year-round in warmer areas.