Gingersrus Database Taxon ID 4066
Costus juruanus 'Emerald Chalice'
CURRENT NAME: Costus productus 'Emerald Chalice'
PROPOSED NAME: Costus juruanus 'Emerald Chalice'
NAME CHANGE NOTES: Form of Costus juruanus
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STATUS : registered cultivar
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Published September 2017, Heliconia Society Bulletin, Vol. 23, No. 3
Similar to Costus juruanus â€˜Maroon Chaliceâ€™ except overcupping ligules are emerald green and the bract appendages are smaller than 'Maroon Chalice'. Leaves also are solid green with prominent veins that add texture to the upper surface. Petiole, costa, and underside of leaves are pubescent. Inflorescence is obvate. Bracts are thick and red with a yellow-green line along centerline. Flowers are yellow. Grows 3â€™ to 4â€™ tall in partial shade.
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