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Kaempferia Rotunda (White, Purple) - Bulbs (set of 10)

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Description

Kaempferia Rotunda - Bulbs. Its flower emerges straight from the ground, even before the leaves appear.

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 Bhumi Champa, Indian Crocus, Peacock Ginger
Height Up to 50cm
Flower Colour Lavender
Bloom Time Late Spring, Early Fall
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

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

Kaempferia Rotunda 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
Watering Moderate
Soil Well-drained sandy loam
Temperature 13 to 23
Fertilizer Use any organic balanced fertilizer.

Kaempferia Rotunda special feature

Flower. Tightly rolled, the leaves resemble purple spikes.

Kaempferia Rotunda uses

Ornamental Use:

  • It is a ginger that is best suited to growing in a container and kept at table-top height