Red Ginger

Red GingerRed Ginger (Alpinia purpurata), also called Ostrich Plume and Pink Cone Ginger, are native Asia plants with showy flowers on long brightly colored red bracts. They look like the bloom, but the true flower is the small white flower on top.

Its two varieties are called “Jungle King” and “Jungle Queen”.

It prefers partial shade and moist humid conditions, although it can tolerate full sun in some climates. It tends to like to be well watered and not left to dry out. Ginger can be grown as a houseplant and its cut flowers can be used in arrangements.

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Red Ginger Flower