Costus hybrid 'Sweet Lex'
CULTIVAR NAME: 'Sweet Lex'
PARENTAGE: Costus 'Alan's Red' X 'Belize Yellow'
STATUS: Name accepted, established.
PUBLISHED: September 2019, Heliconia Society Bulletin, Vol. 25, No. 3
REGISTRANT: Russel Low
ORIGIN: Manmade hybrid by Russel Low
DESCRIPTION: Plant grows to 2.5 meters tall. Pseudostem and leaves are glabrous with distinct red concentric rings around the pseudostems at the margins of the ligules. The inflorescence cone is terminal, similar to 'Belize Yellow', but with orange bracts instead of yellow.