Hedychium densiflorum Assam Orange

Hedychium densiflorum Assam Orange

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Name

Hedychium densiflorum Assam Orange

What You get

You will reicieve a fully rooted 2ltr pot

About

Hedychium densiflorum Assam Orange is the plant that started us growing gingers outside in the UK. Its a short plant growing to around 1m tall with thin green leaves and bright orange flowers that are sented smelling of honey if you snap a flower stem it smells strongly of camphor! after flowering you usually get a second display of bright red berrys so dont dead head to soon.

Origin

Himalayas-Asia

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.