Roscoea 'Family Jewels Hybrids'

Roscoea

Family: Zingiberaceae
Genus: Roscoea (ross-KOH-ee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Family Jewels Hybrids

Category:

Perennials

Water Requirements:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Foliage Color:

Red

Light Green

Bicolor

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Where to Grow:

Grow outdoors year-round in hardiness zone

Suitable for growing in containers

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Red

Scarlet (dark red)

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are showy

Bloom Size:

2"-3"

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Indian Trail, North Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Aug 9, 2018, thequietearth from Hemby Bridge, NC wrote:

This has been a vigorous and beautiful plant this year.
As long as its kept watered and in part shade its very happy. Much more so than Red Ghurka in my opinion and the bloom color is almost identical.

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