ALPINIA PURPURATA – Red ginger

$13.50

This is a tropical ginger that gets showy tall red spikes of red flowers. They are great cut flowers and are famous in tropical flower arrangements. If well sheltered from cold it will bloom year round.

Ships in 4″ pot. Cold sensitive plant.

Only 2 left in stock

Description

FAMILY : Zingiberaceae
ORIGIN : Malay Peninsula
MATURE SIZE : 6′-7′
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS : shade
WATER REQUIREMENTS : average
MIN. TEMP. : protect from freezing temperatures
FLOWER : year round
COMMENTS : makes a good cut flower, cold sensitive

 

A clump forming ginger with red spikes for flowers. Very showy against the shiny green leaves. Flowers get bigger with time. They are great cut and are famous in tropical flower arrangements. Like most gingers, the plant must be kept warm. For shaded and sheltered areas only. If well sheltered from cold it will bloom year round.

Additional information

Weight 1.5 lbs
Dimensions 6 x 8 x 18 in