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Hedychium greenei

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Ginger Lily. Large orange-red flowers Sep-Nov. 1.5m. Maroon-backed leaves and stems. Hardy in mildest areas, best over-wintered undercover. Moisture retentive soil in full sun.

Pot SizeTotal Price
2 litres
£5.00

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Plant Finder: about Hedychium greenei

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 | Taunton, Somerset, TA3 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • WaterMoist

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