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Roscoea purpurea Spice Island

SKU: ropuspis
New lavender flowered form with purplish stems on robust tall plants.
Flower Colour: Purple
Flowering Season: Summer
Origin: Asia
Preferred Conditions: Moist, well drained soil
Preferred Aspect: Full sun or part shade
Additional Feature: Foliage effect
List Price: £7.00
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Lavender flowers and attractive reddish purple stems
Roscoea purpurea Spice Island
Lavender flowers and attractive reddish purple stems
Roscoea purpurea Spice Island
Lavender flowers and attractive reddish purple stems
Roscoea purpurea Spice Island
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Product Details
An new and exotic looking herbaceous perennial with strap-shaped leaves from stout stems rising late in the year. The leaves are a reddish-green with prominent veining reaching around 25 cms long and clasp the rich red/purple stem. The flowers are the main interest being very much orchid-like in appearance. A single large upper petal and two smaller lower petals of a pale lavender/pink colour. These are borne in loose flower heads although only one flower is present at any one time.