Roscoea purpurea 'Cinnamon Stick' has blood red stems that ascend to bronzed leaves and large, orchid-like lavender flowers.
A native of the Himalayas, Roscoea purpurea is a zone 6 ginger relative that is a stunner in a pot or in a part sun or shady woodland garden. 'Cinnamon Stick' has blood red stems that ascend to bronzed leaves and large, orchid-like lavender flowers that emerge over a long period in late summer. A superb and intriguing addition to any garden.
Common Name: Roscoea
Family: Zingiberaceae (The Ginger Family)
Zone Hardiness: 6-9
Light: Part Sun, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Stem Colour: Red
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Grows in open hill slopes in in cooler areas.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Himalayas
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