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Native Ginger
Alpinia caerulea
Clumping plant with stems to two metres. Large light green leaves with white flowers in spring. Prefers moist shady areas.
Width
0.5 to 1m
Height
1 to 2m
Category
Perennial
Water Needs
900 to 1400mm
Light Needs
Semi-shade
Maintenance
Medium
Bore water Tolerance
Unknown
Frost Tolerance
Unknown
Greywater Tolerance
Unknown
Edible
No
Perfume
Yes
Aromatic
Unknown
Colours
Flower Colour
White
Foliage Colour
Dark Green
Climate Zones
Humid Subtropical Humid Tropical Temperate
Soil Type
Loam
Abcission (when it makes a mess eg. drops leaves)
Evergreen
Attracts
Lizards Frogs
Image License
"Alpinia-purpurataDwarfRed_300WaiNani-Waikiki_Cutler_20180116_160639" by wlcutler is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0