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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.
Garland flower, Ginger lily
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.
Grown for their fragrant, showy flowers.
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