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Alpinia caerulea - native redback ginger

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Lush under-story native ginger with glossy evergreen foliage, gold-green backed with rusty red. Creamy-white flowers are followed by clusters of deep blue berries. Berries are edible and loved by birds, if you're tempted to try the berries, eat only the flesh and not the seeds. (We are not responsible for you dying!)

Alpinia caerulea - native redback ginger

APPEARANCE : Lush under-story native ginger with glossy evergreen foliage, tan on the reverse. Creamy-white flowers appear in summer followed by clusters of deep blue berries. Berries are edible and loved by birds, if you're tempted to try the berries eat only the flesh and not the seeds.
USE IN: Perfect for tropical gardens and containers in shaded areas. Protect from frost.
LOCATION: Plant in free draining soil in a part-full shade location.
CARE: Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Water regularly during dry periods. Prune stems to the ground if plants become untidy, new shoots will replace those removed. Fertilise regularly using an organic liquid fertiliser for lush new growth.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 1.5 - 2 m H x 1 m W.
YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.

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