Costus 'Red Feathers'

CULTIVAR NAME: 'Red Feathers'
PARENTAGE: Costus
STATUS: Name accepted, established.
TYPE: unknown species/variety
REFERENCE: www.plantgrouphawaii.com
PUBLISHED: September 2017 in Heliconia Society Bulletin 23 (3)
REGISTRANT: Colton Collins
NOTES: This is same as 'Crimson Feathers'.
ORIGIN: Collected, named, and introduced by Mark Collins, found in southern Peru.

DESCRIPTION: Stems are green and pubescent. Lingules are slightly swollen. Leaves are narrowly elliptic; upper surface is glabrous and underside is pubescent. Inflorecence are terminal and subclylindrical. Base of bracts are tight while tips are feathery and flare out. Bracts are charteous with a green stripe along bract centerline. Flower is pink to red.