Variegated Shell Ginger
Alpinia zerumbet 'Variegata'
Filtered sun, Partial sun
Water regularly to keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||al-PIN-ee-uh ZER-um-bet var-ee-GAY-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly forms foliage clumps 4 to 7 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Poolside, Water Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.|
|Companion Plants||Bush Lily (Clivia); Japanese Aralia (Fatsia); Flowering Maple (Abutilon); Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (Brunfelsia); Mirror Plant (Coprosma);|
Provide well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. Will take full sun in mild climates; provide shade in hot summer climates. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established water as needed to maintain consistently moist but not soggy soil. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch. Provide bright light if grown indoors.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-11