Costus lucanusianus grow and care – herbaceous geophyte of the genus Costus lucanusianus also known as Spiral gingers, Costus lucanusianus perennial evergreen used as ornamental fragrant plant can grow in tropics, mediterranean or subtropics climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10b+.
Leaves color green leaves shape elliptic and grow in rosette structure.
Costus lucanusianus flower
Flower fragrant color pink flowers grow inside bracts.
Bracts color green the shape is hive shape.
Costus lucanusianus for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Costus lucanusianus growing and care:
Warm climate all year
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? In order to get the same as the mother plant yes Difficulties or problems when growing: ? Spring, summer, autumn Planting season: Slugs Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All year How to prune: Dead leaves and stems Size of the plant? 1-2.5 m, 40-100 inches Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing / Medium growing Average amount of water / Big amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade / Full shape Yes Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information Can bloom most of the year mostly in summer to autumn Bloom season: General information about the flower: Fragrant pink flowers grow inside bracts Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Autumn flowers Spring flowers Summer flowers Winter flowers Flower colors Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Tropics Climate Ornamental parts Ornamental flower Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Average growing plants Fast growing plants Plant life-form Evergreen Geophyte Herbaceous Perennial plant Plant Uses Floristry Fragrance Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Summer planting Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Shade Plants Watering plants Big amount of water Regularly water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 12 Hardiness zone 13