Roscoea cautleyoides

  • Family:Zingiberaceae
  • Genus:Roscoea
  • Origin:China
  • Zone:z5
  • Light Level:Full sun to part sun
  • Size:30-35 cm (12-14") / 35 cm (14")
  • Pot Size:1 gal
  • Description:This hardy member of the ginger family has soft yellow,orchid-like blooms.The foliage is almost as exotic as the flowers with thick stems and linear foliage clasped around them.Although listed as zone 5 they have strange fleshy roots we would recommend a deep planting and a thick layer of mulch for winter protection.