Costus hybrid 'Julie's Kiss'
CULTIVAR NAME: 'Julie's Kiss'
PARENTAGE: Costus 'Alan's Red' X 'Red Feathers'
STATUS: Name accepted, established.
PUBLISHED: September 2019, Heliconia Society Bulletin, Vol. 25, No. 3
REGISTRANT: Russel Low
ORIGIN: Manmade hybrid by Russel Low
DESCRIPTION: Grows up to 3 meters tall with elongated, elliptic leaves. Pseudostem, leaves and bracts are all very hairy like 'Alan's Red'. Inflorescence is terminal making a cone similar to 'Red Feathers' but acutely triangular bracts at the apex without bract appendages. The flowers are tubular (not flared) and orange in color.