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HEDYCHIUM

Commonly known as Ginger lily

All Flower AUG-OCT

Exotic, sometimes scented,  tubular flowers in crowded bottle-brush spikes.

Outstanding planted in groups next to still water.

Genus of about 40 species of rhizomatous perennials from moist, lightly wooded areas of Asia.

Further Reading....

  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - rhizomatous perennials. Lance-shaped leaves on reed-like stems. Green seed pods burst open to reveal a bright- orange lining and seeds covered in a red, waxy aril.
  • Full sun - shelter from cold winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - grown for their foliage and exotic trumpet-shaped flowers. Most effective in groups. There is confusion over some of the naming especially in seeds.
  • Pests & Diseases - under glass, red spider mites and aphids.
  • Place of origin - Asia
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus- rich
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Buy Varieties of HEDYCHIUM

HEDYCHIUM aurantiacum

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Commonly known as: Ginger lily.
Orange-red ginger lily
Multibuy Any 3+ £9 each
£11.50 each

HEDYCHIUM flavum

HEDYCHIUM flavum  >


Commonly known as: Ginger lily.
Pastel yellow flowers with a heady aroma. Needs full sun to flower well. Can grow to 5-7 feet
Multibuy Any 3+ £9 each
£11.50 each

HEDYCHIUM greenii

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Commonly known as: Ginger lily.
Butterfly-like salmon-red flowers with a delicate scent attractive to butterflies. Grows to about 4 feet in sun or shade
Multibuy Any 3+ £9 each
£11.50 each

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