Mainly used as an ornmental protected potted or patio plant in our hotter, drier climate here in Geraldton.
Also known as ‘Shell Ginger’ due to the shape of its pink flowers, its leaves are traditionally used in China and Japan to make a tea and for flavouring in cooking.
Can grow to 2m tall under ideal conditions. For best growth keep moist and fertilise regularly. Easily to grow by division.