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(Zingiberaceae)

Roscoea purpurea 'Brown Peacock'

Pot Size: 2 litre (deep)
Price: £9.00
Description:
A superb selection of this robust species, colourful from the moment it emerges from the ground, which is late May to June with us. With thick reddish brown upright stems supporting broadly lanceolate stem sheathing purple-brown tinted leaves held at right angles. With large broad-lipped orchid-like lilac-pale purple flowers born in a long succession July to October. Plant 15cm deep, in a well drained humus rich soil in part shade-sun. Strong divisions not wispy seedlings.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Zingiberaceae) Roscoea purpurea 'Brown Peacock'
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial Purple Summer, autumn medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich Part shade, Sun Deciduous bold Garden origin
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
No
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