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.
|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|
|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
- 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?
What temperature does a kaempferia rotunda like?
How should I fertilize my kaempferia rotunda ?
Use any organic balanced fertilizer.
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Which other plant can be grown with this plant.
Tuesday, 21 February 2017
Do this plant require special care to grow.
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