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Kaempferia Rotunda (White, Purple) - Bulbs

Kaempferia Rotunda (White, Purple) - Bulbs
Kaempferia Rotunda - Bulbs. Its flower emerges straight from the ground, even before the leaves appear.
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Description for Kaempferia Rotunda (White, Purple)

It is native to Southeast Asia and a member of the ginger family. The blossoms arise from the rhizome one or two at a time, each lasts only two or three days, but the plant blooms for four to five weeks. The back of the leaf is purple, the front is green and patterned with silvery marks.

Common name(s): Bhumi Champa, Indian Crocus, Peacock Ginger
Flower colours: Lavender
Bloom time: Late Spring, Early Fall
Max reacahble height: Up to 50cm
Difficulty to grow:: Easy to grow

Planting and care

Plant in autumn. Plant 3 inches deep and provide 3 to 4 inches of spacing. The pointy part should face up. Add some coarse sand or fine gravel to the soil to help improve the drainage.

Sunlight: Partial shade to full sun
Soil: Well-drained sandy loam
Water: Moderate
Temperature: 13 to 23
Fertilizer: Use any organic balanced fertilizer.

Caring for Kaempferia Rotunda

  • During severe winter it is best brought inside into a warm area.
  • In winter, cease watering and keep dry.

Harvesting

NA

Typical uses of Kaempferia Rotunda

Special features: Flower. Tightly rolled, the leaves resemble purple spikes.

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: It is a ginger that is best suited to growing in a container and kept at table-top height.

Medicinal use: NA

References

  • http://www.theplantlist.org/tpl1.1/record/kew-250834
  • http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Bhumi%20Champa.html
  • http://www.tropicalbritain.co.uk/bulbs/kaempferia-rotunda.html

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4 / 5 Deepika Joshi 23 March 2017
Which other plant can be grown with this plant.
5 / 5 Priya Darshini 21 February 2017
Do this plant require special care to grow.
5 / 5 Bhavna Shah 19 December 2016
Beautiful flowering plant
5 / 5 Pramoda Shetty 19 November 2016
Seeds for this plant are available with u?

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