A picture of a Alpinia purpurata

Alpinia purpurata

Alpinia purpurata

Alpinia purpurata in Malaysia 2 by Tu7uh (CC BY 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

90cm

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Alpinia purpurata Overview

This Alpinia has broad glossy ovate to lance-shaped leaves and a flowering spike of deep red rounded bracts which enclose the small white tabular flowers, which emerge one at a time.

Common problems with Alpinia purpurata

How to propagate Alpinia purpurata

Division

By division.

Seed

Seed.

Other uses of Alpinia purpurata

Ornamental, under glass, cut flowers.

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