Hedychium coronarium

Hedychium coronarium

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Name

Hedychium coronarium

Common name

White butterfly ginger

What You get

You will reicieve a fully rooted 2ltr pot

About

Hedychium coronarium  is a tall bold ginger with bright green leaves and stem the underside of the leave is covered by small hairs. The flower is why you grow this ginger they are bright white with a pale green throat and are large and showy. The sent of coronarium is probably the best of all hedychium a magnificent gardenia like fragrance particularly strong in the evening.

Origin

Himalayas- India, Bhutan and China

Planting and care

Best planted in full sun or light shade in moist humus rich soil all will respond well to feeding through out the growing season. Plant deep and give a good mulch for winter protection this will do for most winters you can lift part of the corm and store frost free and dry as an insurance or makes a great pot plant.