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

Alpinia caerulea - Native Ginger