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Roscoea australis



4th July 2005



28th June 2005

Roscoea australis is a robust rather leafy species with relatively small mauve flowers that are held in the centre of the plant, often partly sheathed by the top leaves. The seed pods form much lower in the pseudostems, and as they swell they will burst the pseudostems open.

15th September 2006



29th June 2006



5th July 2006

I have raised a number of seedlings, which range from pale lilac to pinkish.

23rd June 2007



26th July 2008



10th July 2009



8th July 2012