Costus Barbatus


Costus barbatus¬†is a tropical perennial that is native to Costa Rica. It grows up to 12 feet in height producing a single red floret from 4″ to 13″ in length. Costus barbatus is also commonly called “Red Tower Ginger” or “Spiral Ginger”. Costus barbatus requires a warmer temperature than your every day flowers… with a preferred temperature of 65 degrees. Vase life is excellent… with the flowers lasting 15 to 30 days depending on age and environmental conditions.

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