Alpinia caerulea red

Red back Ginger

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17cm - +

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  • Specifications

    Alpinia caerulea red is a beautiful ginger, native to Australia, from the rainforest understories of Northern NSW and Southern QLD. This ginger is a clumping upright plant with striking maroon/red-backed leaves. The leaves are large and shiny. and has a nice bushy habit. It produces fragrant pale orange to white flowers, which attract birds, followed by long lasting round blue fruit. It is an excellent indoor plant or house plant as it is very adaptable to low light positions with protection from wind, pefect for screening. It is very hardy due to underground rhizomes which are non-invasive. Keep soil moist and keep protected from wind. Alpinia caerula red will grow to a height of 1.5m and a width of 2m.
    Common Name Red back Ginger
    Plant Type Coastal, Evergreen, Fruiting, Indoor Foliage, Native Australian Plant, Outdoor, Perennial, Shrub
    Range Giving Living Indoor Plants
    Dimensions 1.5m high x 2m wide
    Sunlight Part Sun, Shade
    Bird/Wildlife Attracting Yes
    Australian Native No
    Deciduous No
    Evergreen Yes
    Flower Colour Orange, White
    Foliage Colour Green, Maroon, Red
    Flowering Season Spring, Summer
    Botanical Genus Alpinia
    Botanical Species caerulea
    Flower Type Funnelform - The Corolla Shaped Like A Funnel
    Foliage Type Lanceolate - Pointed At Both Ends
    Width 200 cm
    Height 150 cm

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Alpinia caerulea red

Red back Ginger

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17cm - +

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