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(Zingiberaceae)

Roscoea purpurea 'Vannin' - HWJK2406

Pot Size: 2 litre (deep)
Price: £10.00
Description:
Originating from a single plant collection made from under steep light woodland in the Mewa Khola, North-eastern Nepal in 2002. Where their fleshy roots formed an enveloping dense carpet, with sturdy dark-red upright stems to 1m tall. With stem-sheathing narrow foliage and congested terminal clusters of elongated seed capsules, which had succeeded the distinctly large broad-lipped orchid-like successive white flowers with purple stripped labellum August-October. Easily grown in sun or shade in a humus-rich soil that is drained. Named for our grandson born in July 2007

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Zingiberaceae) Roscoea purpurea 'Vannin' HWJK2406
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial Purple, White Summer, autumn medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich Part shade, Sun Deciduous bold Nepal
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
No
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