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Roscoea purpurea ‘Cinnamon Stick’


Roscoea purpurea 'Cinnamon Stick' has blood red stems that ascend to bronzed leaves and large, orchid-like lavender flowers.

A native of the Himalayas, Roscoea purpurea is a zone 6 ginger relative that is a stunner in a pot or in a part sun or shady woodland garden. 'Cinnamon Stick' has blood red stems that ascend to bronzed leaves and large, orchid-like lavender flowers that emerge over a long period in late summer. A superb and intriguing addition to any garden.

Common Name: Roscoea

Family: Zingiberaceae (The Ginger Family)

Zone Hardiness: 6-9

Light: Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 12-24"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Purple

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour: Red

Fragrance: No



Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Grows in open hill slopes in in cooler areas.


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Himalayas

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