Shell ginger is native to Southeast Asia. The ginger typically used for cooking is the rhizome of Zingiber officinale and shell ginger is in the same family but not usually used as a spice. This one was used for landscaping purposes and the leaves reminded me of Canna plants.
Photo 1: Shell ginger bloom
Photo 2: Shell ginger bloom and buds
Photo 3: Shells
Photo 4: Bee on Shell Ginger
Photo 5: Shell Ginger blooms