Roscoea purpurea 'Spice Island' (Hardy Alpine Ginger)

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!