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(Zingiberaceae)

Alpinia aff. zerumbet - BSWJ11512

Pot Size: 3 litre
Price: £15.00
Description:
Forming a stout tufted perennial with stems to 2.5m tall (taller if frost free), bearing broad-lanceolate leaves densely hairy below, 50-70cm long by up to 15cm wide. Flowering July-August on the previous year's leafy stems, on terminal pendant spikes 20-30cm long, of white red-tipped in bud which open golden yellow overlaid by red venation. Best grown in full sun and in a moisture retentive fertile soil. To flower the stems must be kept frost free. Our collection from close to the coast on the Japanese island of Yakushima.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Zingiberaceae) Alpinia aff. zerumbet BSWJ11512
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial Red, White, Yellow Summer, late summer large
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich Part shade, Sun Evergreen bold Japan
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
Yes ORNAMENTAL berries
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