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Roscoea purpurea 'Spice Island' - Roscoea - Zingiberaceae (The Ginger Family)
Roscoea purpurea 'Spice Island' - Roscoea - Roscoea 'Spice Island' has lavender purple, orchid-like flowers on top of deep red stalks with clasping green leaves with red-flushed undersides in mid summer.
Roscoea purpurea 'Spice Island' - Roscoea 'Spice Island' has lavender purple, orchid-like flowers on top of deep red stalks with clasping green leaves with red-flushed undersides in mid summer.


 
15cm
Price: $26.99
Zone Hardiness: 6-9
Light: Part Sun, Part Shade
Height: 12-24"
Width: 8-12"
Flower Colour: Purple

Stock Status:(Out of Stock)
Availability: Available this season. Most spring orders ship from May 15 to June 30.
Product Code: 4710
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Description Fine Print
 
This hardy ginger relative has dark leaves with deep red backs. It forms clumps with showy thick, deep red stems. Roscoea 'Spice Island' has lavender purple, orchid-like flowers on the top of the stalks in mid summer. It can be used as a tropical element or in mixed shade beds. A good container plant.
Details
  • Class: Deciduous
  • Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
  • Flowering Time: Summer
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Burgundy/Red/Purple, Green
  • Deer Resistant: Unknown
  • Attracts:
  • Habitat: Grows in open hill slopes in in cooler areas.
  • Geographical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Himalayas
  • BC Native: No


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