Its flowers have a porcelain look, are shell-like and bloom prolifically on a 3′ stalk. The dwarf foliage of Alpinia nutans is evergreen in areas that do not have a hard freeze. It has a very distinctive cardamom fragrance when brushed or rubbed, but this is not the plant that produces the spice by that name. Sold bare root.
- Botanical Name Zingiber Alpinia nutans
- Common Name (Variety) Cardamom Ginger
- Color White
- Flower Shape Shell
- Height 30"- 36"
- Bulbs Per Pack 1
- Part Sun Yes
- Naturalizes in Texas Yes
- Growing Season late spring to to early summer
- Shade Yes