Alpinia zerumbet 'Variegata' (Variegated Shell Ginger)

Alpinia zerumbet variegated Shell Ginger 200 mm
Alpinia zerumbet variegated Shell Ginger 300 mm
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Alpinia zerumbet 'Variegata' (Variegated Shell Ginger)

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An evergreen, tropical rhizomatous perennial commonly known as Shell Ginger. Generally grown as an ornamental although their leaves can be used in traditional medicine and for culinary purposes. They can grow up to 3m tall in upright clumps, producing pink flowers which resemble seashells in shape. Can be used in the landscape as a great accent plant because of its attractive bright foliage.

Light requirement: Part sun/part shade and Bright indirect sunlight

Water requirement: Medium

Watering frequency:

Soil: Well Drained

Skill level: Intermediate

Growth rate: Intermediate

Suitable for containers: Yes

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Drought tolerance: Medium

Frost tolerance: Medium

Wind tolerance: Low

Disease and pest susceptibility: Generally trouble free

Mature height: 300 cm

Mature width: 300 cm

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Colour: Green, Yellow, Variegated

Variegation: Yes

Size: Large

Seasonality: Evergreen

Flowering: Yes; profuse/bright display

Flower colour: Pink

Flower fragrant: No

Flowering season: Autumn, Spring

Fruit: Yes

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