Curcuma Bicolour Wonder
Super selection with showy bracts that are white tipped with pink. The bracts which can grow over 15 cm holds tiny yellow flowers (see picture). The large leaves growing over 2.5 to 3 feet tall unfurl after the flower dies.
Mature flowering size rhizomes offered.
Prefers semi shady area. Use humus rich compost with equal quantity of horticultural sand mixed to make the compost well drained and light. Slow release fertilizers can be used. Lots of watering required during the flowering season. Makes beautiful pot plants. Can be grown outdoors too, but the dormant rhizomes needs to be lifted and stored indoors in cold countries.