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(Zingiberaceae)

Roscoea australis

Pot Size: 4 litre (deep)
Price: £9.00
Description:
A distinctly chunky perennial species that is a member of the ginger family discovered in north-western Burma by Kingdon Ward in 1956. Arising from fleshy roots, with robust stems to 30cm with dark green broad glossy leaves sheathing the stems with their bases. Bearing terminal purple helmet-shaped flowers in succession June-August. Best planted 15cm deep in a well drained peaty soil in part shade to sun.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Zingiberaceae) Roscoea australis
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial Purple Summer, late summer medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Normal Part shade, Sun Deciduous bold Burma
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
No
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