Costus woodsonii 'Dwarf Lipstick'
Nice compact form, very attractive, good as a cut flower
Collected, named, and introduced by Mark Collins of Plant Group Hawaii. Grows 4 to 5 feet; this variety is the compact form of its species. Vegetative parts are mostly glabrous. Leafs are elliptic and light green. Inflorescence is glossy with tight red bracts. Calyx is reddish-orange and corolla is yellow.
Height: 6-8 ft
Light: Full sun to partial shade