How to grow Roscoea auriculata

Roscoea auriculata growing herbaceous of the genus Roscoea also known as Eared roscoea, Roscoea auriculata perennial deciduous plant used as ornamental plant for the flowers, can grow in temperate, subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 6-10a.

Leaves color green in linear shape that connected on the base to the stem.

Roscoea auriculata flower

Flower color purple in dancer shape, flowers bloom on the top of the stems.

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Requirements for Roscoea auriculata growing and care:

Rich soil, moist, mulch

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Dead parts

Size of the plant:
20-40cm, 8-16 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Dancer shape flower in purple and bloom on the top of the stems.

Scientific name:

Roscoea auriculata

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