Tuberous perennial with lance-shaped leaves. Likes a cool, sheltered spot in the garden. Flowers, appearing in summer, may be yellow, purple, or cream.
||prefers moist soil
This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...
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- Seed from NARGS '07/'08 exchange. Baggy 70F/75F (78%G, 4-24d)
- Seed from '13 trade. Baggy 70F (90%G, 17-27d). No seedlings developed from sprouted seed
A bit of bottom heat helps to get germination going.
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common mis-spellings: Roscoea cautleyoides
April 29, 2014