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(Zingiberaceae)

Roscoea tibetica - BWJ7878

Pot Size: 1 litre (deep)
Price: £7.50
Description:
Arising from one of my seed collections gathered on Longzhoushan, Sichuan China in 2000. Where this was common in open grassland with mixed scrub. A small plants forming a rosette of broadly ovate leaves the bases clasping the short upright stems to 20 cm tall, which have arisen from the fleshy roots. Displaying the pale to mid-purple flowers held terminally in succession from the tip of the stem, orchid-like on long hollow tubes, with almost comical lateral petals protruding either side. Flowering for several months for us May to September. Easily grown in a well drained soil with some moisture retention in sun or shade.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Zingiberaceae) Roscoea tibetica BWJ7878
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial Purple Summer dwarf
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich Part shade, Sun Deciduous autumn colour China
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
No
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