CULTIVAR NAME: 'Long Kiss'
PARENTAGE: Costus longebracteolatus
REFERENCE: Stokes Tropicals Catalog 2003-04, www.plantgrouphawaii.com
PUBLISHED: 2003-04 in Stokes Tropicals Catalog
REGISTRANT: G. Stokes
ORIGIN: Per Glenn Stokes, he received this from Tom Wood.
DESCRIPTION: Described in Stokes Catalog as follows: A great looking ginger from Ecuador with a 10"-12" floral cone. Grows 6'-8'. Per Colton Collins: Yellow form of C. longebracteolatus 'Kiss of Death'. Bracts are greenish-yellow with a green stripe along each bracts centerline. Also arises basally.