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Roscoea purpurea Peacock Eye

SKU: ropupeey
New large flowered form with pink/purple flowers and 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
Price: £7.00
Availability: Currently Out of Stock
Roscoea purpurea Peacock Eye
Roscoea purpurea Peacock Eye
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 deep 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 purplish/pink colour, this is the largest of the genus. These are borne in loose flower heads although only one flower is present at any one time.