Variegated Ginger

Alpinia zerumbet 'Variegata'


Member Price: $69.95

Variegated Ginger
Variegated Ginger

Variegated Ginger

Alpinia zerumbet 'Variegata'

Price: $79.95

Member Price: $69.95

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The Variegated Ginger (Alpinia zerumbet 'Variegata'), also known as Shell Ginger or Variegated Shell Ginger, is a stunning tropical plant that brings a touch of the exotic to your garden. Known for its striking foliage and low-maintenance nature, this plant makes a beautiful addition to any landscape.

The Overall Plant

Variegated Ginger is an evergreen perennial native to Southeast Asia, particularly the Philippines, Indonesia, and the eastern Himalayas. It typically grows to a height of 4 to 5 feet and spreads about 4 to 5 feet wide, forming dense clumps of lush, arching foliage. The plant thrives in USDA hardiness zones 8 through 11 and prefers partial to full shade. Variegated Ginger is not only used as an ornamental plant but also has a history of medicinal use, particularly in traditional Asian medicine.

The Foliage

The foliage of Variegated Ginger is its most striking feature. The leaves are long, lance-shaped, and grow in an alternate arrangement along the stem. Each leaf features a unique combination of green and creamy white or yellow variegation, creating a vibrant and eye-catching display. The variegation pattern varies from plant to plant, making each specimen truly one-of-a-kind.

The arching nature of the leaves creates a graceful, cascading effect that adds movement and texture to the garden. When planted in mass or used as a backdrop for other plants, Variegated Ginger creates a lush, tropical atmosphere that transforms your landscape into a serene oasis.

Care & Guarantee

Every plant comes with our expert planting guide that will cover the specifics to ensure your plant grows absolutely nuts. It also comes with our free 30 day guarantee so if you aren't happy we got you covered.

Why Flora's Market?

We're not some middleman or corporate farm, when you buy from Flora's Market you are buying directly from a family of growers that's been doing it for generations. We pride ourselves on quality, that's why we back our plants 100% with our grower guarantee. If you're not happy don't sweat it, we got you covered.

Mature height: 4-5 ft.

Mature width: 4-5 ft.

Sunlight: Full-Partial Sun

Growth rate: Moderate

Growing zones:

Outdoor: 8-11