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Cautleya gracilis (lutea syn.) - Hardy Shade Ginger - Zingiberaceae (The Ginger Family)
Cautleya gracilis (lutea syn.) - Hardy Shade Ginger - Cautleya gracilis, also known as Cautleya lutea, is a hardy shade ginger with tropical foliage and yellow orchid-like flowers in summer.
Cautleya gracilis (lutea syn.) - Cautleya gracilis, also known as Cautleya lutea, is a hardy shade ginger with tropical foliage and yellow orchid-like flowers in summer.


 
3 bulbs/pack
Price: $14.99
Zone Hardiness: 7-10
Light: Shade, Part Shade, Part Sun
Height: 12-24"
Width: 12-24"
Flower Colour: Yellow

Stock Status: Available This Year
Availability: Shipping March/April when weather is safe to ship. Plant in pots indoors if too cold outside.
Product Code: 3094
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Description Fine Print
 
Cautleya gracilis, also known as Cautleya lutea, is a wonderful hardy shade ginger has slender stems to about two feet tall from which emerge a tropical-looking spike of brilliant yellow flowers subtended by bright red bracts. The flowers emerge successively over a month or more each of which lasts three to five days. The red bracts remain for the entire bloom period. Definitely something you've never before imagined for your shade garden!
Details
  • Class: Deciduous
  • Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
  • Flowering Time: Summer
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Green
  • Deer Resistant: Unknown
  • Attracts:
  • Habitat: Cool forests in deep leaf litter, on stone outcrops among humus and moss, or in tree forks among accumulated leaf litter and humus.
  • Geographical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Himalayas, Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
  • BC Native: No

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