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Roscoea tumjensis - HWJK2211

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From one of our collections from rocky outcrops after leaving the upper Arun Valley trekking close to the Tibetan border in North-eastern Nepal in 2002. Where this species with fleshy roots was prevalent on hot dry slopes at 3185m, with sturdy upright stems to 50cm tall. With stem-sheathing narrow foliage and congested terminal clusters of elongated seed capsules, which had succeeded the broad-lipped orchid-like successive purple flowers, April-July. Easily grown in sun or shade in a humus-rich soil that is drained.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Zingiberaceae) Roscoea tumjensis HWJK2211
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial Purple Spring, summer small
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich well drained Part shade, Sun Deciduous autumn colour Nepal
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
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