Kaempferia Rotunda (White, Purple) - Bulbs

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

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.

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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

Frequently Asked Questions

How tall do kaempferia rotunda grow?

On average kaempferia rotunda grows Up to 50cm

What color are kaempferia rotunda ?

A kaempferia rotunda plant bears flowers of color Lavender

How hard is kaempferia rotunda to grow?

A kaempferia rotunda is Easy to grow

How much sunlight does a kaempferia rotunda need?

A kaempferia rotunda prefers Partial shade to full sun

How much water does a kaempferia rotunda need?

A kaempferia rotunda prefers watering Moderate

What kind of soil does a kaempferia rotunda need?

Well-drained sandy loam

What temperature does a kaempferia rotunda like?

13 to 23

How should I fertilize my kaempferia rotunda ?

Use any organic balanced fertilizer.


Tuesday, 11 February 2020

Purvesh Pandya

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Which other plant can be grown with this plant.

Deepika Joshi

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Do this plant require special care to grow.

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