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Alpinia formosana 'Pinstripe' /Pinstripe Ginger

Alpinia formosana 'Pinstripe'   / Alpinia formosana 'Pinstripe'
Striking variegated foliage
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Striking variegated foliage

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Scientific Name: Alpinia formosana 'Pinstripe'
Common Name: Pinstripe Ginger
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Poor
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Variegated Plants
Comments: One of the most popular and versatile of the gingers, it will produce large clusters of white and red flowers if the foliage is not killed by freezes. It will flower when grown as a container plant and protected during the winter. It always flowers where it is grown in freeze free climates. Produces a distinctive foliage that is popular for floral arrangements.