Costus speciosus Crepe Ginger 15 seeds
A beautiful flower show emerges from dark red bracts that often grow in a spiral form among forest green leaves. Trumpet shaped flowers grow to about 4 inches and bloom white with the look and feel of crepe paper. For a bold tropical look that is easy to grow, this plant can’t be beat. Grow as a tropical or tender perennial in cooler regions where it will remain root hardy. Needs 3+ hours of sun.
No shipments to Guam
Plant hardy outdoors in zones 7+
Root hardy in regions where temperatures may reach a low of 0°F
1. Native to the Malaysian peninsula as well as Hawaii
2. The Kama Sutra describe the use of an ointment that is made from this plant