Other Names: Variegated Shell Ginger/Indian Shell Flower/Pink Porcelain Lily/Butterfly Ginger/Light Galangal
Botanical Name: Alpinia Zerumbet Variegata
Native: India and East Asia
A rhizomatous evergreen perennial from the ginger family, this stunning plant can be enjoyed as an ornamental and also as an edible - its spicy ginger rhizome can be eaten. The incandescent yellow and while leaves make it beautiful display plant for a garden entrance or in a central container in your balcony. It is known as "Shell Ginger" because its pink flowers resemble sea shells. A fully grown plant will grow upto a foot high and will keep expanding laterally as it shoots out side plants from the parent. This is a semi shade plant that thrives on deep watering. Container friendly.
*Can be grown alongside other plants.
**Sold in a small 1 liter/4.7 plastic container
*** All our plants are grown organically without the use of any chemical fertlizers, fungicides or pesticides.