B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Costus spicatus is cold hardy
USDA Zone:8 10° to 20°F (-12° to -6.5°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
RED bracts, YELLOW-PINK fl.
narr. obov. 30x10cm.
|Height, in meters: 2
Height, in feet: 6.60
|Costus spicatus seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Synonyms (alternative names) for Costus spicatus:
|Alpinia spicata, Costus cylindricus,|
Common names for Costus spicatus:
|Gengibre Cimarron, Indianhead Ginger, Red Button, Spiked Spiral-Flag,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|We are looking for seeds from this plant, if you know where we can find seeds or would like to be told when we have a source, please let me know.|
|6||: Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List|
|31||: House and Container Plant Seed List|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|44||: Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties|
|68||: West Indian Native and Introduced Plants|
|720||: Fire Resistant Plants|
|Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.|