Gingers- Alpinia Shell ‘Variegata’ Alpinia zerumbet 'Variegata'

Plants grow in upright clumps from heavy, fleshy rhizomes that look (and smell) like that of culinary ginger (Zingiber officinale). The rhizomes produce stout, slightly arching stems with evergreen leaves.  Several dark green, lance-shaped leaves up to 2 feet long grow at intervals along the stems.

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10 litre pot $57.50 $115 Sale! 7
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  • Full sun.
  • Medium wind tolerant.
  • Requires frost free site or indoors.
  • Grows to a height of 1.5 metres (approx).
  • Manages an indoor situation.
  • Perfect for screening or privacy.
  • Requires adequate moisture.
  • Manages coastal conditions well. Salt spray will cause minimal marking.
  • Tolerates swamp conditions.
  • Enjoys a sheltered courtyard situation for mature tree size.
  • Excellent specimen for covered courtyard.
  • Happy with life in a pot
  • Prefers a cool temperature.
  • Needs cooling air flow e.g hallway, bathroom.
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