Roscoea purpurea 'Cinnamon Stick'
More About Roscoea purpurea 'Cinnamon Stick'
- Tuberous perennial (Ginger relative)
- Clump forming, upright habit
- Unusual hooded, orchid-like flowers surrounded by overlapping bracts
- Lavender flowers form by the upper leaf axis
- Thick, blood-red stems have arching, lance-shaped, dark green leaves
- Bloom Time: Summer
Roscoea Growing and Maintenance Tips
Grows best in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in partial shade. Requires a sheltered site in Ontario landscapes with mulch should be applied for added winter protection. Slow to emerge in the spring, the tubers should be planted 15 cm below the soil level.
Roscoea purpurea 'Cinnamon Stick' Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Foliage ColorGreen (dark)