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(Zingiberaceae)

Roscoea auriculata × cautleyoides

Pot Size: 2 litre (deep)
Price: £9.00
Description:
An interesting hybrid between two fairly well-known species, which has come out with larger flowers than the normal forms of A. auriculata, with a similar colouration, but with additional stripping. Their fleshy roots form dense clumps with short upright stems to around 30cm tall. With stem-sheathing narrow foliage auricled at the base, terminating in congested clusters of broad-lipped orchid-like stripped pinkie-purple flowers in succession, June-October. Easily grown in sun or shade in a humus-rich soil that is drained.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Zingiberaceae) Roscoea auriculata × cautleyoides
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial Pink, Purple Summer, late summer small
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich Part shade, Sun Deciduous autumn colour Himalayas
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
No
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