Roscoea purpurea (Hardy Ginger)

Family:Zingiberaceae
Zone: 5 - 9
Natural Range: Himalayas
Soil: Moist, humus rich
Light: Part shade, sun
Height: 12” – 18”
Bloom Time: July to August
Pest Resistance: Deer, Rabbit
Attributes: Deciduous, Clumping. Long blooming purple orchid like flowers with thick fleshy corn like foliage. Flowers open in succession.
Notes:A little known very hardy Ginger that adapts well. In the wild Roscoea grows at high elevations in open forests, perennial meadows and among Rhododendron.

Pot Size:  4" Band Pot