Common names: Shell ginger, Variegated shell ginger, Pink porcelain lily; Scientific name: Alpinia zerumbet; Family: Zingiberaceae; Genus: Alpinia.

Plant type: Perennial plant; Height: 2 to 4 feet; Bloom Time: Seasonal bloomer; Bloom Color: White; Bloom Description: White with yellow inside lips and red throat. Native to eastern Asia.