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Etlingera venusta, Malay Rose

Etlingera venusta

Malay Rose
Family: Zingiberaceae
Origin: Malaysia
Small shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeKeep soil moistPink flowersWhite/off-white flowers

One of the most spectacular gingers! It has arching 6-8 foot leaves and lovely porcelain pink and white basal inflorescences from 1-2 feet tall. The pink and white "petals" are actually bracts, which later reveal small true flowers inside. Attractive in the garden and as an exotic and long lasting cut flower.


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