Growing Alpinia (Ginger Lily)

Latin Name Pronunciation: al-pin'ee-uh 

Spacing: 18 in., Depth: level, Sun: sun-partial shade

Grow in moist, fertile, humus-rich soil. Plants prefer partial shade. In growing season, water freely and apply balanced liquid fertilizer monthly; water moderately during the winter. Bring indoors in late summer and overwinter inside. Plants require a minimum temperature above 45°F.