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Roscoea purpurea 'Vannin' HWJK2406
Roscoea purpurea 'Vannin' HWJK2406


 
Family: Zingiberaceae
Hardiness: Zones 5-8b
Mature Size: 18"-24"
Exposure: Part Shade
Bloom Time: August-September
Water Needs: Moist
Deer Resistant
Origin: Nepal
Price: $30.00
Pot Size: Large Band Pot


Stock Status:In Stock
Product Code: P3466
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Description
 
Our first offering from division of this excellent selection by our friends at Crug Farm who collected this in Nepal while plant-hunting with Dan Hinkley and Jamaica Kincaid.  The species is typically very robust and stout and this is no exception with green leaves and a red pseudostem.  The white flowers with a light lavender wash are a nice departure from the norm.  This does not like warm night-time temps and hot,muggy humidity - it's from the mountains after all.