Flower NameAlpinia purpurata
Formal NameAlpinia purpurata 'pink'
AliasPink ginger, ピンク・ジンジャー
Pink ginger (scientific name: Alpinia purpurata 'pink') is a garden cultivar of Red ginger, evergreen perennial of the family Zingiberaceae. Red ginger of the original type ((scientific name: Alpinia purpurat) is a ginger native to grapes growing in tropical Asia such as Thailand and Malaysia.What looks like a flower is a torch-shaped bract. Pink ginger is pink and red ginger is named from red bract.
Generic name: Pink ginger, Scientific name: Alpinia purpurata 'pink' , aka: Alpinia purpurata (Alpinia purplata), Origin: garden cultivar, (species is Southeast Asia), life type: tropical evergreen perennials, flowering period: in the field and in Japan, flowering all year round in the greenhouse.
SpeciesA. purpurata sp.
Flower typeZygomorphic Flower
Flower arraySpike Inflorescence
Flowering placeCt flower・Flower arrangement Greenhouse (sub-) Tropical area cultivated variety
SeasonJan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Height300 ~ 400 [cm]
Diameter0.2 ~ 0.3