PlantsCostus→Spiral Ginger (Costus pulverulentus)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Plant Height: 4-6 feet
Plant Spread: 12-18 inches
Flower Color: Other: red-orange
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome

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