Curcuma roscoeana is a small shrub with beautiful yellow or orange flowers and deep red-orange bracts native to Southeast Asia. Growing to a height of 2-5 feet, it is a deciduous plant that prefers semi-shade to shade and moderate water. It is hardy in the USDA Hardiness Zones 9 to 11.
When the weather is warm, the colorful blooms of Curcuma roscoeana appear in the early autumn and last for several weeks, making it an attractive addition to any landscape.
If you live in a cold region, Curcuma roscoeana can be grown in a pot indoors as well. To keep this small shrub healthy, ensure it is in a spot with bright, indirect sunlight and provide ample water, particularly during the winter. Watering once a week, when the soil is dry, should be sufficient. Make sure to check the soil's moisture before watering and reduce watering if the soil doesn't appear dry. Fertilize the plant once a month during the growing season for best results.
Curcuma roscoeana is an easy-to-care-for plant that adds a touch of beauty and color to any space. With its vibrant blooms and simple maintenance, it's an ideal choice for any gardener.