Variegated ginger is also known as the shell ginger. It is common in the tropical shade gardens. This plant is more liked for it appearance with green and yellow leaves they tend to grow impressively by taking the center stage. It works well as surrounding plant under trees or to fill up corners. It bear flowers during hot weathers. They produce flowers whose petals look mimic the shape of sea shells. These flowers have a very subtle smell however their leave have a tangy smell. These grow well in well drained areas only and require warm weather for pruning purposes. All the require less water but they look their best when they are regularly water. These different species of plants keep the place green as well as provide a natural habitat for the farm animals. You can buy some to enhance your garden or yard.