Flower Database

Alpinia purpurata

Basic information
Flower Name
Alpinia purpurata
Formal Name
Alpinia purpurata 'pink'
Alias
Pink ginger, ピンク・ジンジャー
Habitat
gardening variety
Morph
Evergreen perennial
Comment
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.
Detailed information
Order
Zingiberales
Family
Zingiberaceae
Genus
Alpinia
Species
A. purpurata sp.
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Labiate
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Repand
Flowering place
Ct flower・Flower arrangement Greenhouse (sub-) Tropical area cultivated variety
Color
Pink, White
Season
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Height
300  ~ 400  [cm]
Diameter
0.2  ~ 0.3