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White Ginger Lily

White Ginger Lily “Madikera White”

    a.b.t. (Antilles Bio Technologies) has created this variety of A. purpurata called "Madikera white". It has the exceptional particularity to show the bracts of inflorescence of "true white".

    According our knowledge this colour didn't exist before in any part of the world. This characteristic shows all the value of this material.

    This creation comes from the work of our team on both island of Martinique and Guadeloupe (W.I.), during about 10 years. It's protected by patent.

Variety name Madikera white
Bracts inflorescence colour True white
Bracts shape Acute tip but large at the base, well over lap
Inflorescence size Up to 25 cm
Plantation: Number of plants per ha.

2000

Harvest: Number of inflorescence/plant/year 60
Vase life 18 days
Fushia Ginger lily

Fushia Ginger Lily

    Alpingera martinica, intergeneric hybridization between Alpinia purpurata and Etlingera elatior was performed and constitutes the first intergeneric cross involving the genera Alpinia and Etlingera. Hybrid seedlings were obtained. They were vigorous with vegetative morphology similar to the maternal parent A. purpurata, but they exhibited characters not previously observed in A. purpurata. They differ from E. elatior in the shape and colour of their inflorescences which are intermediate between the two parents, but it resembles in A. purpurata in having obloid morphology .

Name of plant Alpingera martinica
Bracts inflorescence colour Fushia,
bracts with the apex pinkish and becoming whitened toward the base
Bracts shape Spathulate – shape
Inflorescence size Up to 22 cm
Plantation: Number of plants per ha.

1800

Harvest: Number of inflorescence/plant/year 50
Vase life 22 days
LC1 Fushia Ginger

Fushia Ginger Lily "LC1"

    This fushia variety has been bred by our breeder Mr. Firmin LUC-CAYOL. It comes from sexual crossing between red ginger lily and pink ginger lily.

Variety name LC1
Bracts inflorescence colour Fushia
Bracts shape Acute tip
Inflorescence size Up to 14-18 cm
Plantation: Number of plants per ha.

2200

Harvest: Number of inflorescence/plant/year 45
Vase life 15 days
Red Ginger Lily

Red Ginger Lily

    Alpinia purpurata (Vicill) Schum, common name red ginger, belongs to the Zingiberaceae family. It’s a tropical ornamental plant with nice inflorescences composed of layers of bracts arranged in spirals. The permanent blooming, colors, flower size and quality are some of the advantages of this species. Red ginger is used as landscape and as a cut flower.

Variety name Red Ginger Lily
Bracts inflorescence colour Red
Bracts shape Acute tip
Inflorescence size Up to 25 cm
Plantation: Number of plants per ha.

2200

Harvest: Number of inflorescence/plant/year 50
Vase life 22 days
Pink Ginger Lily

Pink Ginger Lily

    It’s one of the most exported tropical flowers to Europe, North America and Japan.
     Nevertheless, before only two varieties were commercially available in this species, the red Alpinia purpurata (no cultivar name) and its pink cv. Eileen McDonald.
     A.b.t. works to diversify this species creating new varieties.

Variety name Pink Ginger Lily
Bracts inflorescence colour Pink
Bracts shape Acute tip
Inflorescence size Up to 25 cm
Plantation: Number of plants per ha.

2200

Harvest: Number of inflorescence/plant/year 60
Vase life 22 days
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