Roscoea purpurea 'Spice Island' (Hardy Alpine Ginger)

$18.00

Roscoea purpurea 'Spice Island' (Hardy Alpine Ginger)

Family: Zingiberaceae
Zone: 6 - 9

Natural Range: Hybrid
Soil:  Average to moist, humus rich, well drained

Light: Part shade, sun
Height: 16”
Bloom time: June to August
Pest Resistance: Deer and Rabbit

Attributes:  Deciduous, late emerging perennial. Dark green and reddish purple foliage with red stems and underside of leaves. Beautiful large purple flowers resembling an orchid.

Notes:  Unique foliage among this late flowering HARDY GINGER from upper elevations of HIMALAYAS!

Companion Plants:  Arisaema, Rheum, Bletilla, Paris, Primula

 

Roscoea purpurea 'Spice Island' (Hardy Alpine Ginger)

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Roscoea purpurea 'Spice Island' (Hardy Alpine Ginger)

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