10 in stock
Common Name: Fiery Costus, Insulin Plant
Scientific Name: Chamaecostus cuspidatus
Plant Family: Spiral ginger family
Light Requirements: Indirect Sun
Water Demand: Moderate
The insulin plant is as attractive as it is useful for medicinal purposes. It is a perennial, upright, spreading plant reaching about two feet tall, with spirally arranged leaves and attractive flowers. The blooms are red in color and have a sparkly sheen, almost like its made of crepe paper.
Small: 3 gallon