Alpinia zerumbet 'Variegata'

Shellflower Ginger, Shell Ginger, Variegated Ginger

Family: Zingiberaceae Ginger

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 8B - 11
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color White
Bloom time Mid Summer to Early Fall
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, container, massing, specimen
Height 4' to 7' / 1.20m to 2.20m
Spread 36" to 6' / 90cm to 1.80m
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Evergreen
Bloom attributes Suitable for cut flowers, fragrant flowers
Leaf color Green, variegated, yellow
Fruit color Red
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, loamy
Form Irregular or sprawling
Attributes and features Attractive foilage