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(Zingiberaceae)

Roscoea auriculata - GWJ9230

Pot Size: 2 litre (deep)
Price: £8.00
Description:
Our collections gathered from the cold valley of Lachen in the east of Sikkim in 2002. Where we found clumps of this species growing amongst boulders on our climb to Thongdu. Where their fleshy roots had formed dense clumps with short upright stems to 30cm tall. With stem-sheathing narrow foliage auricled at the base and congested terminal clusters of elongated bursting seed capsules, which had succeeded the broad-lipped orchid-like successive purple flowers, June-October. 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 auriculata GWJ9230
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial Purple Summer, late summer small
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich Part shade, Sun Deciduous bold Sikkim
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
No
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