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Hedychium greenei

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A ginger with dark green leaves and a dark red underside. The flowers are large for a ginger and red in colour produced in late summer. Height 80cm-1m. Sun or part shade.

Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£9.50

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Common names

Garland flower, Ginger lily

Description

Hedychium greenei (Garland flower). This is a rhizomatous, clump-forming perennial with long, oblong, sharp-pointed, mid-green leaves. Butterfly-like bright red flowers are borne in terminal, cylindrical racemes, in summer. Sometimes produces bulbils from which it can be propagated.

Interest and use

Grown for their fragrant, showy flowers.

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Hedychium greenei | Gunnislake, Cornwall, PL18 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • WaterMoist

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