Roscoea 'Rosemoor Plum'

  • Family:Zingiberaceae
  • Genus:Roscoea
  • Origin:Asia
  • Zone:z5/6
  • Light Level:Part sun to shade
  • Size:30-40 cm (12-16") / 30 cm (12")
  • Pot Size:1 gal
  • Description:Deep,rich plum,orchid-like blooms are produced on stout stems that bulk up fairly quickly.Roscoeas have tuberous roots and have proven hardy if planted quite deeply.In their native habit they are prompted to start growth at the beginning of the monsoon season so here they don't come up till later in the season.