Ginger (Alpinia rugosa)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 2 to 4 feet
Plant Spread: 2 to 3 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Broadleaf
Other: Attractive, ruffled
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Pale pinkish-white with yellowish-orange throat, red markings.
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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