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.
Bhumi Champa, Indian Crocus, Peacock Ginger
Up to 50cm
Late Spring, Early Fall
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
Partial shade to full sun
Well-drained sandy loam
13 to 23
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