Alpinia zerumbet 'Variegata' 3
Alpinia zerumbet 'Variegata' 3

Alpinia zerumbet 'Variegata'
(Variegata Shell Geinger)
(Variegata Shellflower)
USDA Zone: 8 - 11
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Origin: India
Type: Herbaceous perennial

Typical Height: 4’-6’
Typical Spread: 3’-4’

Growth: Fast
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Salt Tolerance: Moderate
Wind Tolerance: N/A
Foliage Color: Yellow & Green
Flower Color: White & Yellow
Flowering Season: Summer;
Fall; Winter
Flower Feature: Showy
Light Needs: Medium-High
Nutritional Needs: Medium
Human Hazards: None
Family: Zingiberaceae
Propagation: Division
Leaf Type: Simple
Texture: Coarse
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G (36”OA)
7G (48”OA)

Typical planting distance:
36”-48” O.C.

Common Uses: Specimen plant; Cut foliage; Foliage plant; Informal Hedge
Category: Medium Shrubs
Notes: Variegated shell ginger is a tall and dramatic landscape; A large clumping plant with attractive pendulous flowers

+ In this Photo:
Alpinia zerumbet 'Variegata'
(Variegata Shell Geinger)
3'OA Height

Chamaedorea cataractarum
(Cat Palm)
6'OA Height

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
April 2015
Florida, USA

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