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Costus woodsonii 'Dwarf French Kiss'

CATEGORY  Costus

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Dwarf, compact habit
  • Orange-red flowers
  • Attracts Butterflies & Birds
  • Landscapes or Interiors
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HEIGHT:

24-36 Inches

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Sun
· Partial Shade

ZONE:

9B-11

PURPOSE:

· Aesthetics/Decor
· Attracts Hummingbirds
· Attracts Butterflies

APPLICATIONS:

· Mixed Combos
· Mass Plantings
· Patio & Garden
· Interiorscape
· Containers

FEATURES:

· Drought Tolerant
· Heat Tolerant
· Long Blooming
· Easy to Grow
· Salt Tolerant

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Sun
· Partial Shade

SOIL MOISTURE:

· Average Water

HABIT:

· Upright

BLOOMS:

· Spring
· Summer

FOLIAGE COLOR:

· Green

FLOWER COLOR:

· Orange
· Red

Costus woodsonii 'Dwarf French Kiss' is native to Costa Rica and Panama. This Costus has a dwarf, compact growth habit. The foliage is shiny and oval shaped. The orange-red flowers attract butterflies and birds. This plant works well in landscapes as well as interiorscapes. 'Dwarf French Kiss' has some salt tolerance too.

Fruit Grower Information

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PURPOSE:

· Aesthetics/Decor
· Attracts Hummingbirds
· Attracts Butterflies

APPLICATIONS:

· Mixed Combos
· Mass Plantings
· Patio & Garden
· Interiorscape
· Containers

FEATURES:

· Drought Tolerant
· Heat Tolerant
· Long Blooming
· Easy to Grow
· Salt Tolerant

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Sun
· Partial Shade

SOIL MOISTURE:

· Average Water

HABIT:

· Upright

BLOOMS:

· Spring
· Summer

FOLIAGE COLOR:

· Green

FLOWER COLOR:

· Orange
· Red

GROWING INFO:
4" Crop Time: 6-8 weeks
6" Crop Time: 8-10 weeks
8" Crop Time: 12-16 weeks
12" Crop Time: 16-20 weeks
pH: 5.8 - 6.2
EC: 1.5 - 2.5