Roscoea cautleyoides 'Jeffrey Thomas' has pale yellow flowers with a particularly large flower lip.
Roscoea cautleyoides is an upright perennial with large, orchid-like, pale yellow flowers. 'Jeffrey Thomas' is a form selected for its particularly large flower lip. Roscoea are late to break dormancy in spring so mark their spot and give them some time or plant a cute ground cover over top of them. Photo: Wikipedia
Common Name: Roscoea
Family: Zingiberaceae (The Ginger Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-8
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Bloom Time: Late Summer
Soil Moisture: Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Native to pine forest clearings, grasslands, slopes and meadows in alpine areas of western China (Sichuan and Yunnan) at elevation.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Himalayas
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