Alpinia zerumbet 'Variegata' (Zingiberaceae) 

 

Alpinia zerumbet 'Variegata', the variegated shell ginger, is a beautiful form of the regular green Alpinia zerumbet, with creamy yellow variegations on the leaves.  It forms a large clump with stems up to 6-7 feet tall.  Blooms from March to May in Puerto Rico.  Will grow in shade, partial sun or full sun.  Variegated shell ginger may be propagated by division or seed.

 

Alpinia zerumbet 'Variegata'

 

 

 

 

 

 

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