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HEDYCHIUM gardnerianum

Commonly known as Kahli ginger

Butterfly-like lemon-yellow flowers with bright red stamens
Further Reading....
  • Height
    2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    1m (39in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Rhizomatous perennial. Lance-shaped leaves 25-40cm (10-16in) long. Butterfly-like flowers
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Tender - cool or frost free greenhouse
    Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F)
  • Full sun
    shelter from cold winds
  • Partial shade

HEDYCHIUM gardnerianum

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
£14.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £12 each

 

  • Additional Features
    Exotic plants
    Pests & Diseases
    Under glass, red spider mites and aphids.
    Place of origin
    Northern India, Himalayas
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
    Broadly cylindrical terminal racemes 25-35cm (10-14in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suits a mixed or herbaceous border
    Town garden
  • Hardiness
    Tender (greenhouse & conservatory)
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
Jan
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2m (6½ft)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Average Person
  1m (39in)
 

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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