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Roscoea sp., Roscoea

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Roscoea cautleoides

Roscoea sp.

Roscoea
Family: Zingiberaceae
Origin: China and Himalayas
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersYellow/orange flowersSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

These 18 of tuberous perennials are related to Ginger, but in appearance are more reminiscent of Irises.They are grown for their orchid-like flowers.

They grow vigorously during the warm season, if they are kept moist, and then die back suddenly in autumn to a short resting rhizome with fleshy roots. They are cold hardy, but they are susceptible to excess water in winter when dormant.


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Roscoea sp., Roscoea

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Roscoea humeana
Roscoea sp., Roscoea

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Roscoea humeana


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