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Roscoea cautleyoides 'Jeffrey Thomas'


Roscoea cautleyoides 'Jeffrey Thomas' has pale yellow flowers with a particularly large flower lip.

Roscoea cautleyoides is an upright perennial with large, orchid-like, pale yellow flowers. 'Jeffrey Thomas' is a form selected for its particularly large flower lip. Roscoea are late to break dormancy in spring so mark their spot and give them some time or plant a cute ground cover over top of them. Photo: Wikipedia

Common Name: Roscoea

Family: Zingiberaceae (The Ginger Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-8

Light: Full Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Summer

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No



Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Native to pine forest clearings, grasslands, slopes and meadows in alpine areas of western China (Sichuan and Yunnan) at elevation.


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Himalayas

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