Roscoea cautleyoides
Sun, 26 Aug 2007 19:16:41 PDT
> From: "Russell Stafford, Odyssey Bulbs" <>
> Subject: Re: [pbs] Roscoea cautleyoides
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> Have you tried Roscoea purpurea, Mark?  It's later blooming and 
> doesn't have as many cosmetic issues at this season.  I'll try to 
> take a photo of a couple of the cultivars currently in growth here -- 
> one in particular has quite striking leafage, as well as attractive flowers.

No, I haven't tried that species, but it sounds as if I should!

Mark McDonough
Massachusetts, near the New Hampshire border, USDA Zone 5

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