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|1||Alpinia Purpurata Variegated - Plant|
|2||5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
The aplinia genus contains a number of lovely ornamental plants that you have probably seen in high-end flower arrangements. They flower with upright cones of bright red or pink flowers on large stalks, and their leaves are frequently fragrant when crushed.
Alpinia plant does not produce flowers for the first 3 years, but when they grow, they show huge football sized flowers, blooming all year around. Leaves oblong, shiny green. Inflorescences terminal on leafy shoots, unbranched (occasionally branched in cultivated forms), basically cylindrical.
|Plant Height||13 inch (33 cm)|
|Plant Spread||9 inch (23 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name||Red Ginger|
|Maximum Reachable Height||Up to 12 feet|
|Flower Colour||White. The much more conspicuous floral bracts are red, pink, or white|
|Bloom Time||All year round|
Gingers are grown from an underground rhizome. Best planting season is the rainy season. Gingers are planted in the pot or bed.
|Sunlight||Full Sun, Semi-Shade|
|Watering||Grown under proper conditions, they need a steady, year-round supply of water.|
|Soil||Not very picky about potting soil.|
|Temperature||They can survive temperatures down to 50 degrees F to 73 degrees F.|
|Fertilizer||Feed with a weak liquid fertilizer throughout the growing season. Coated slow-release fertilizer pellets also work well.|
|Harvest Season||All year round.|
This very popular ginger composed of layers of cerise bracts and is used in the cut flower industry around the world.