Cautleya Spicata * Himalayan Beautiful Exotic Hardy Ginger * Rare * 5 Fresh Seeds *
Cautleya spicata is a perennial herbaceous plant in the family Zingiberaceae (the gingers). It is found in the Himalayas through to China. hardy medium-height ginger that can grow up to 70-80 cm. Cautleya Spicata has a beautiful exotic inflorescence with yellow-orange flowers. flowers appear in June. It is hardly outdoors in the midlands of England, where a covering mulch is recommended in the winter. Cautleya spicata is cultivated as an ornamental garden plant. It may also be grown in a container, when it needs protecting from frost. It requires a moisture-retentive, humus-rich soil, out of the full sun.