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Commonly known as Ginger lily
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.
HerbaceousEarly 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 winterHardy 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)
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Additional FeaturesExotic plantsPests & DiseasesRed spider mites, aphids, under glassPlace of originHimalayas
Flower ShapeRacemesDense, terminal, bottlebrush-like racemes 20cm (8in) longTubular
HardinessFrost hardy (down to -5)
Scented PlantsScented flowers
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soilHumus-rich
Buy Varieties of HEDYCHIUM
orange-red ginger lily
pastel yellow flowers with a heady aroma. Needs full sun to flower well. Can grow to 5-7 feet
butterfly-like lemon-yellow flowers with bright red stamens
butterfly-like salmon-red flowers with a delicate scent attractive to butterflies. Grows to about 4 feet in sun or shade
pink flowered ginger lily