Costus spectabilis: 'Massonia' of tropical Africa

James Waddick
Fri, 28 May 2010 21:40:22 PDT
Dear Jacob,
	I read your note and viewed your pix. The comment .......

>" folks in climates with non-tropical winters can simply bring the pots
>indoors and keep them dry on a shelf or in a box until the following
>spring.  Shallow wide bulb pans are best.  I suspect this would grow well as
>a potted tender perennial in the US South and East Coast."

	........ got me intrigued and the pix are great, but the last 
picture blew me away


	Unreal.	Now where can I get this... or when will you donate 
donate rhizomes to the BX?

	Gotta try this one at least once.		Thanks for 
this eye opener.		Jim W.
Dr. James W. Waddick
8871 NW Brostrom Rd.
Kansas City Missouri 64152-2711
Ph.    816-746-1949
Zone 5 Record low -23F
	Summer 100F +

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