Plants with showy flowers on long brightly colored red bracts. They look like the bloom, but the true flower is the small white flower on top.
||Alpinia Purpurata, Pink Ginger - Plant
||5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
Red ginger can grow tall up to 8 feet, and it has a spectacular flower spike. The small, inconspicuous, tubular, white flowers emerge from between colorful floral bracts on terminal flower spikes. Young plantlets emerge from the base of the old inflorescences and can take root if they touch the ground.
The flowers are occasionally followed by rounded seed capsules.
||7 inch (18 cm)
||6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Red ginger, ostrich plume, jungle queen, and pink cone ginger
|Maximum Reachable Height
||White. The much more conspicuous floral bracts are Pink
||blooms all year around after mature the plant.
||Easy to grow
Planting and careIf you live in a colder area, bring your red ginger into an indoor garden during the winter. Do not let red ginger experience temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit for long periods of time. Prune it often.
Alpinia Purpurata care
It prefers partial shade and moist humid conditions, although it can tolerate full sun in some climates.
||Make sure its soil constantly moist. Do not let the potting soil dry out.
||Rich, well-drained soil
||Above 41 degrees F
||Fertilize monthly with a high-nitrogen liquid fertilizer.
||all year around
Alpinia Purpurata special feature
Same as the Jungle King, but the only difference is its soft light pink flower bract with small white flowers emerging from within its bracts.
Alpinia Purpurata uses
- The plants are used for an ornamental purpose