Costus potierae
AUSTRALIAN CREPE GINGER
Zingiberaceae-Costaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
2m
Plant habit
 
1m

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Flowers: white

Flowering Time: late summer to mid autumn

Leaves: mid green; spiral leaf arrangement
 
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Costus potierae
AUSTRALIAN CREPE GINGER
Zingiberaceae-Costaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
2m
Plant habit
 
1m

FEATURES

Flowers: white

Flowering Time: late summer to mid autumn

Leaves: mid green; spiral leaf arrangement


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical designs

Uses: mass planting, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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