Alpinia caerulea 'Red Back'

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Common Name: Red back Ginger

Description: An attractive native ginger with large shiny green leaves with a vibrant red undersides to themThis amazing plant can be found in rainforest understories of Northern New South Wales and Southern Queensland — this particular variety hails from Atherton Tableland near Cairns. It produces fragrant pale orange to white flowers, which attract birds, followed by long lasting round blue fruit. It is an excellent indoor plant or house plant as it is very adaptable to low light positions with protection from wind, perfect for screening.

Mature Size: 2 - 2.5m (h) x 1-2m (w)

Position: Full sun / part shade