Roscoea x beesiana (Hardy Ginger)


Roscoea x beesiana  (Hardy Ginger)

Family: Zingiberaceae
Zone: 5 - 9
Natural Range: Hybrid; Roscoea auriculata x R. cautleyoides
Soil: Moist, humus rich
Light: Part shade, sun
Height: 12” – 18”
Bloom Time: July to August
Pest Resistance: Deer, Rabbit

Attributes: Deciduous, Clumping. Reddish buds and bracts.  Long blooming creamy white-yellowish orchid like flowers often with purple blotching on the lip.   Thick fleshy corn like foliage. Flowers open in succession.

Notes: A little known very hardy Ginger that adapts well to the garden. In the wild Roscoea grows at high elevations in open forests, perennial meadows and among Rhododendrons.

Companion plants:  Primula, Iris, Paris, Rodgersia, Cypripedium

Roscoea x beesiana  (Hardy Ginger)


Roscoea x beesiana  (Hardy Ginger) Roscoea x beesiana  (Hardy Ginger)