HEDYCHIUM densiflorum 'Assam Orange'

Commonly known as Ginger lily

Orange
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HEDYCHIUM densiflorum 'Assam Orange'

 
Available late spring to early summer 2022 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£20.00 each 
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre

 

  • Orange
  • Height
    5m (16ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Herbaceous Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Clump-forming perennial with oblong to lance-shaped, pointed, glossy leaves 30-40cm (12-16in) long
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Exotic plants
  • Pests & Diseases
    red spider mites, aphids, under glass
  • Place of origin
    Himalayas
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes - dense, terminal, bottlebrush-like racemes 20cm (8in) long
  • Tubular
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
  • Wildlife
    Butterfly friendly
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5m (16ft)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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