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Boesenbergia collinsii, Boesenbergia

Boesenbergia collinsii

Boesenbergia
Family: Zingiberaceae
Origin: Southeast Asia
Small plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterRed, crimson, vinous flowersYellow, orange flowers

Boesenbergia collinsii is a small ginger plant native to Southeast Asia. It grows up to 2 - 5 feet in height, making it a great fit for smaller spaces. The leaves are glossy and green, elliptical or broadly ovate, reaching sizes of approximately 1 foot long.

This plant does best when kept in partial shade. It should be watered regularly, given moderate amounts of water to keep the soil moist but not waterlogged. In USDA Zone 9 - 11, this plant can be grown in a pot in a cold region with the proper care.

When in bloom, Boesenbergia collinsii produces beautiful flowers with a range of colors including red, crimson and even vinous. In addition, some cultivars produce yellow and orange flowers. All flowers up to 5 inches in length.

If you're looking for a eye-catching plant to fill up a small space, Boesenbergia collinsii is a great choice! This beautiful plant is sure to make an excellent addition to any home garden.


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Boesenbergia collinsii, Boesenbergia
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