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Costus lucanusianus, African Spiral Flag

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Costus lucanusianus

African Spiral Flag
Family: Costaceae
Origin: Tropical Africa
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersYellow/orange flowersEthnomedical plant.
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Costus lucanusianus is an amazing new Costus from Gabon in West Africa. It has a dazzling pink trumpet flower with a yellow throat. It is very floriferous with an inflorescence of numerous flower buds on a shortish plant of 3-4 ft that stands very erect. It is an easy grower with similar growing requirements to other gingers.


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Costus lucanusianus, African Spiral Flag

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Costus aff. lucanusianus
Costus lucanusianus, African Spiral Flag

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Costus aff. lucanusianus
Costus lucanusianus, African Spiral Flag

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Costus aff. lucanusianus
Costus lucanusianus, African Spiral Flag

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Costus aff. lucanusianus


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