Gingersrus Database Taxon ID 7831
Costus 'Julie's Kiss'
CURRENT NAME: Costus 'Julie's Kiss'
PROPOSED NAME: Costus 'Julie's Kiss'
NAME CHANGE NOTES: Hybrid cultivated by Russel Low
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STATUS : registered cultivar
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Published September 2019, Heliconia Society Bulletin, Vol. 25, No. 3
Grows up to 3 meters tall with elongated, elliptic leaves. Pseudostem, leaves and bracts are all very hairy like 'Alan's Red'. Inflorescence is terminal making a cone similar to 'Red Feathers' but acutely triangular bracts at the apex without bract appendages. The flowers are tubular (not flared) and orange in color.