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Alpinia luteocarpa, Red Bamboo Ginger

Alpinia luteocarpa

Red Bamboo Ginger
Family: Zingiberaceae
Origin: Philippines
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeShadeRegular waterRed, crimson, vinous flowersOrnamental foliageDeciduous plantFragrant plant

This fragrant ginger looks like a dwarf bamboo bush. This Ginger boasts dark green leaves with red undersides. Bamboo Ginger is also a fragrant ginger that looks like a dwarf bamboo bush with a great clumping habit. Perfect patio container plant. Prefers some shade. Mature height of 2-3'. Reaches 2-3' and produces flowers.

The specific epithet luteocarpa means yellow fruit.

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