Costus stenophyllus - Bamboo Ginger

                An interesting, elegant foliage plant with decorative stems reminiscent of bamboo for the brown colored

                alternating bands. Conical intensive pure-red inflorescence produces light yellow flowers and is often called

                'snake head'  in Thailand.

                Plant grows 4' to 6' high ( 1.20m to 1.80m ) preferably in filtered sunlight.

                Minimum USDA hardiness zone 10.

                One of the most ornamental gingers, both for foliage and inflorescence.

                Musa and gingers list