Costus 'Nishi Variegated'

Costus 'Nishi Variegated'

CULTIVAR NAME: 'Nishi Variegated'
PARENTAGE: unknown
STATUS: Name accepted, established.
TYPE:  
REFERENCE: 
PUBLISHED: September 2019, Heliconia Society Bulletin, Vol. 25, No. 3
REGISTRANT: Russel Low
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ORIGIN: Plant found at a nursery, possibly in Indonesia.


DESCRIPTION: A short plant, growing to 60 cm tall with heavily dark green and light green to creamy white variegated leaves. Pseudostems and leaves are glabrous. Inflorescence is terminal making a tiny cone that is variegated like the leaves, with non-appendaged bracts. Flowers are white with a yellow centre on the labellum, flaring petals.