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Curcuma alismatifolia 'Dark Prince' /'Dark Prince' Curcuma

Curcuma alismatifolia 'Dark Prince'  / Curcuma alismatifolia 'Dark Prince'
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Scientific Name: Curcuma alismatifolia 'Dark Prince'
Common Name: 'Dark Prince' Curcuma
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Multicolored
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: Flowers are produced as the broad, shiny leaves emerge in spring. Basal flowers are produced with foliage during the summer through the fall. Mulch plants in locations subject to light freezes. Bloom nicely in partial shade.