Native Ginger – Alpinia caerulea Red Back



Alpinia caerulea, commonly known as native ginger or in the case of the subspecies from the Atherton Tableland red back ginger, is an understorey perennial herb to 3 m, growing under rainforest, gallery forest and wet sclerophyll forest canopy in eastern Australia. Leaves are up to 40 cm long and 3–10 cm wide

  • Part -full shade
  • Free draining
  • Height up to 3 metres
  • Flowers – all year
  • Edible
  • Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

Additional information

Weight N/A
Pot Size

140mm, 200mm – In store purchase only, Tube Stock