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Roscoea humeana Snowy Owl

SKU: rohusnow-E/12/23
A new crisp white flowered form of this large flowered species.
Flower Colour: White
Flowering Season: Summer
Origin: Asia
Preferred Conditions: Moist, well drained soil
Preferred Aspect: Partial Shade
Pot Size: bare root
Additional Feature: Foliage effect
List Price: £17.50
Price: £15.00
Availability: Currently Out of Stock
Cleanest white flowers in spring
Roscoea humeana Snowy Owl
Product Details
A fabulous and exotic looking herbaceous perennial with strap-shaped leaves from stout stems rising late in the year. The leaves are a pale green with prominent veining reaching around 30 cms long and clasp the stem. At around 5 cms wide the leaves on this species are probably the largest of the roscoeas. 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 crisp arctic-white. These are borne in loose flower heads with several flowers open at a time.