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Karon Melillo DeVega
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Pink Ginger, Alpinia purpurata (Zingiberaceae) has beautiful pastel pink bracts with a darker base and white tip. They grow in full sun to partial shade and bloom year round, growing 6 to 8 feet tall, in ideal conditions up to 10 feet high.
Photographed on the beautiful tropical island of Maui, Hawaii.
Pink Ginger are truly a beautiful tropical plant, the flowers are luscious. The flowers are excellent for cut flower floral arrangements. Sometimes called Pink Ginger Lily and Ostrich Plume.
Species: A. purpurata
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April 9th, 2013
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