• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: High
    Keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Rapid growing to 4 to 7 ft. tall and 4 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Dramatic Foliage Color
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:al-PIN-ee-uh ZER-um-bet
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Sunset climate zones:14 - 24
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Rapid growing to 4 to 7 ft. tall and 4 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Variegated
    Blooms:Spring
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesFragrant
    Garden styleTropical
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Provide well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: High
    Keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.