Costus tappenbeckianus (spiral ginger)
Costus tappenbeckianus is an incredible plant. the petiole spirals up from a central point with single leaves produced only on one side. This gives the elegant look of a spiral staircase. This plant does well in lower light but benefits from higher humidity. To top it all off it blooms beautiful pink flowers that have a glorious scent at the base of the plant.
Care of Costus tappenbeckianus:
Part shade to shade, 24 - 36 inches tall, Hardy to zone 9a, Water when top of soil becomes dry.
This plant is shipped in a 3.5 - 4 inch pot.
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