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Cautleya spicata

Family: Zingiberuceae

Common name: BUTTERFLY GINGER

Native to: Himalayas

Plant

Type: perennial

Forms: clumping, erect, tufted

Max height: 3.3 feet

Max width: 1 foot

Flower

red, secondary color present, yellow

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Exposure: part shade

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: loam

USDA Zones: zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: 0 to +30 °F

Water: moist