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height of variegated ginger

Posted by graceslp LA (My Page) on
Sun, Mar 18, 12 at 18:42

Hello! I'm hoping to be enlightened about the height of variegated ginger. We bought "Tall Height" variegated ginger, and we also mistakenly bought the "Shrub" variety. Is there really a difference in height between the shrub and "tall" variety? We would like to plant under the canopy of an oak tree and are hoping for 5 to 8 feet high.


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RE: height of variegated ginger

Hi Grace, I don't think anyone has ever heard of shrub type, when referring to a ginger. Do you have the botanical name? I do think 5-8 feet may be an average height for the variegated ginger if it is an alpinia.
James in Florida


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