Costus barbatus ( Red Velvet Ginger)


            Growing 4' to 8 ' high( 1.60m to 2.40m ) in suitable climate and best in medium sun while tolerating full sun.

            Deep red inflorescences (6" to 10" long) comprised of a series of hard bracts carry yellow flowers on

            slender stems with spiral habit. Lasting very long when left on plant.

            Blooming season from April to November.

            Hardiness: USDA zone 9 to 11.


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