Alpinia Zerumbet ‘Variegata’
The variegated shell ginger, Alpinia zerumbet ‘variegata‘ is an easy to grow plant that loves water, it is very popular and grown for its large green and bright yellow variegated leaves. Flowers are pure pearl white and fragrant.
Grow this tropical beauty as a specimen plant or focal point in a container placed in full sun or shade. Winter hardy to zone 8, or grow as a tropical house plant. Please note that is related, but not the same as the culinary ginger (Zingiber officinale), the roots of this plant is not edible.
Size: 4-‘ pot
Growing conditions: Intermediate-warm