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Hellenia speciosa  Crêpe Ginger

= Costus speciosus, Cheilocostus speciosus

Product Code: Y3-97700
Ornamental Value: Beautiful
Availability: In Stock

Available Options

Permitted into Australia as Costus speciosus.

Minimum order value for orders containing SMALL PACKETS only is EUR 25. For orders containing WHOLESALE sizes only (or mixed orders) minimum order value is EUR 100.
Worldwide shipping. Prices excl. shipping costs.

Size: Small Packets
Seeds Weight Price
  • 10 seeds
0.01 kg USD 6.13

Size: Wholesale
Seeds Weight Price
  • 100 seeds
0.01 kg USD 8.25
  • 1,000 seeds
0.01 kg USD 15.32
  • 10,000 seeds
0.14 kg USD 93.10
  • 100,000 seeds
  • Only 1 left!
1.40 kg USD 813.17

  • Ornamental Value (low–high) 4
  • Plant Care (difficult–easy) 4
  • Speed of Growth (slow–fast) 4
  • Total 4
A beautiful ginger with a clustering underground rhizome that gives rise to stalks with spirally arranged, glossy foliage and a bright red, long lasting inflorescence at the tip. The actual flowers are quite large, white, with a yellowish throat and there is usually only one open at a time. It is widely distributed in tropical and subtropical Asia as well as Queensland, Australia and also commonly found in cultivation for its ornamental values and its easy care.
Cultural Requirements
Sun Exposure Full sun from early age
Light shade when young
Light shade in dry, hot climates
Frost Tolerance Moderate
Growth Form Deciduous Perennial
Ornamental Value Beautiful
Properties Colorful
Gardening Ornamental
Popular Synonymes Costus speciosus, Cheilocostus speciosus
Plant Group Gingers
Botanical Order Zingiberales
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