Costus vargasii ‘Raspberry Yogurt'

COMMON NAME

Spiral Ginger

TYPE

Ginger/Heliconia

FAMILY

Costaceae

NOTES

A spiral type ginger with stunning bright red bracts with small bold yellow flowers. Can grow 6' tall, likes shade with rich soil and regular moisture. The backs of the leaves are purple, the canes flushed with purple and pink. Nodes are enlarged.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Peru

NATIVE HABITAT

Filtered light and well-drained rich soil

WEB SOURCES

gingersrus.com

heliconia.org



Costus vargasii Raspberry Yogurt