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Gingersrus Database Taxon ID 7614

Costus 'Phuket Kiss'

OLD NAME: Costus 'Phuket Kiss'

NEW NAME: Costus 'Phuket Kiss'

NAME CHANGE NOTES: Hybrid cultivated by Annop Ongsakul


STATUS : registered cultivar

CONTINENT: Neotropical

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Hybrid Costus bred by Annop Ongsakul from Costus juruanus with an unnamed hybrid by Tim Chapman of C. juruanus X pulverulentus. Cultivar published in the Heliconia Society Quarterly Bulletin, Vol. 20, No. 2, June, 2014.

Plant grows to 1.8 meters, flowers all year. Bracts are bright orange with yellow nectar callus. Tips of bracts pointed and turned outwards. Flowers are orange with open labellum. Leaves are pale green, undersides are pubescent.


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