Plant Catalog - ALPINIA ZERUMBET VARIEGATA
ALPINIA ZERUMBET VARIEGATA
Alpinia zerumbet 'Variegata'
Variegated Shell Ginger, Shell Flower
A tropical evergreen perennial with long, shiny, variegated green and yellow leaves. Pendent, shell-like blooms develop into fruits that resemble tiny pumpkins. Shorter than the species.
USDA zones: 8 - 11
Sunset zones: 14 - 24, H1, H2
Mature size: 5 - 8 feet high and 4 - 5 feet wide
Light needs: light shade
Water needs: ample water