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Red Button Ginger

Costus woodsonii

Pronunciation: KOS-tus wood-SON-ee-eye
SKU #30907
9-11

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OVERVIEW
Description A very easy to grow ornamental ginger with exotic, vibrant red-orange, waxy blooms that top glossy green foliage gently spiraled along thick, upright stems. A great addition to tropical landscapes and outdoor living spaces, with the lush evergreen foliage and eye-catching flowers in shady tropical borders, massed in raised planters, or in containers.
Light Full shade, Partial shade
Watering Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Blooms Blooms sporadically throughout the year.
Mature Size Reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Mondo Grass (Ophiopogon); Bush Lily (Clivia); Hosta (Hosta); Brunfelsia (Brunfelsia); Arelia (Fatsia)
CARE
Care Provide well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. Water regularly during growing season to maintain evenly moist soil; reduce frequency in cooler winter months. Mist occasionally in hot, dry weather. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch. Protect from freezing temperatures or overwinter indoors.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.