Native range: The Philippines (Luzon Island)
Known names: Bamboo Ginger, Red Stem Ginger, Red Bamboo Ginger
Hardiness: Can tolerate short-term freezing.
Mature Size: ~3' Tall, ~3' Wide
Light: Bright, indirect sun, dappled sun
Water: Keep the soil evenly moist
Soil: Loamy potting mix
Dormancy Period: N/A
Plant Size: Grown in 4" pot, shipped with rootball
Silver leaves with red underside evenly spaced upright by stiff, red stem. Flowers are dull yellow with bright red base. Best grown outdoors but can tolerate indoor enviornment if properly ventilated. Honestly it looks more like a palm than bamboo!