A rare, rhizomatous and compact species from the Arunachal Pradesh in the Eastern Himalayas. Produces mounds of uniquely coloured, lime green and chocolate brown leaves with pink flowers in late autumn to winter. Height 10 to 15 cm. Part shade in humus rich, well-drained soil. This plant needs to be kept warm and humid and totally frost free by keeping it indoors in a greenhouse, on a window sill or in a terrarium. Allow it to also be fairly dry between watering.