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Orange Tulip Ginger
Scientific Name: Costus curvibracteatus Maas
Family: Costaceae
Orange Tulip Ginger (Costus  curvibracteatus) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 25-27
USDA: 9b-12

Frost Tolerance: The leaves will die back with any frost

Sun Exposure: Part shade to shade

Origin: Costa Rica, Panama, up to 5000 feet elevation (1500 m)

Growth Habits: Evergreen perennial, 2 to 3 feet tall (60-90 cm) or more; slightly pubescent leaves

Watering Needs: Abundant water, do not let the soil dry out

Propagation: Division

Blooming Habits:
Orange flowers in an orange and red inflorescence. This costus keeps producing flowers all year long if the conditions are right.

Fruiting Habits:
White fruits

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