Costus osae 'Red Rose'

CULTIVAR NAME: 'Red Rose'
PARENTAGE: Costus osae
STATUS: Established
TYPE: selection
REFERENCE: Stokes Tropicals Catalog 1999
PUBLISHED: 2003-04 in Stokes Tropicals Catalog
REGISTRANT: G. Stokes
NOTES:
ORIGIN: Unknown.

DESCRIPTION: Described in Stokes Catalog as follows: A beautiful native of Costa Rica is popular because of its attractive red inflorescences. The round fuzzy leaves help make this plant atractive as a foliage plant. A delight to touch. The plant will grow to 3' (1.8m) in shade. Cultivar name is established but description does not distinguish this from other specimens of species Costus osae.