Crepe ginger/ Red stem

Cheilocostus speciosus

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you are purchasing a small barerooted plant. Some leaves may be cut back for transport.

The showy flowers emerge from between dark red to reddish purple bracts on pinecone-shaped, terminal inflorescences. The individual flowers are trumpet-shaped, up to 10 cm across, and have 3 fused, crinkled, crepe paper-like, white petals and a smaller, yellow, curved, petal-like stamen.

Popular landscaping plant, especially as it will tolerate cooler conditions.


Growing Conditions well drained moist soil part shade to full sun depending on your climate
Flowering Season summer flowering.
Max Size 2 m
Origin Asia
Temperature 5 degrees
SKU 415

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