Orange coloured bracts about 10 cm tall and lasts for over two months on the plant. The cone like inflorescence of brilliant orange bracts appear during August and last well into October. The rhizomes must be kept dry during December-March. Very good for cutflowers.
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.