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Gingersrus Database Taxon ID 7831

Costus 'Julie's Kiss'

OLD NAME: Costus 'Julie's Kiss'

NEW NAME: Costus 'Julie's Kiss'

NAME CHANGE NOTES: Hybrid cultivated by Russel Low


STATUS : registered cultivar

CONTINENT: Neotropical

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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.


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