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(Zingiberaceae)

Roscoea auriculata - BSWJ2594

Pot Size: 2 litre (deep)
Price: £8.00
Description:
From one of our collections made in the deep cold valley of Lachung in the east of Sikkim in 1994. Where we found a clump of this species growing at the edge of dense forest amongst rocks. Where their fleshy roots had formed a dense clump 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. Large plants.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Zingiberaceae) Roscoea auriculata BSWJ2594
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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