Alpinia zerumbet 'Variegata'
Foliage plant native to India. Long leaves with irregular striped green-and-yellow variegation are this plant's main attraction. It grows reasonably upright, and can reach up to 6' tall and produce pink-tipped white flowers if its growth is not interrupted by a freeze. In areas that are not frost-free, it will die back but will return from the roots in zone 8.
||variegated shell ginger
||tender perennial (Z8-11)
||light shade-full sun
||moist, well-drained soil
In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: houston back yard
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October 22, 2016