Hedychium gardnerianum

Hedychium gardnerianum

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Name

Hedychium gardenerianum

Common name

Kahili ginger

What you get

You will receive a fully rooted 2ltr pot

About

Hedychium gardenerianum is one of the best known hedychium species. It is known as Kahili, named after the Hawaiian Royal standard. The leaves are broad and glaucas green and in late summer a large, bright yellow flower spike is produced with contrasting bright red stamens. Grows to 1-1.5m in height.

Good for the garden or makes a great conservatory plant where it will remain evergreen and flower for longer.

Origin

Himalayas-Asia

Planting and care

Best planted in full sun or light shade in moist, humus rich soil. It will respond well to feeding throughout the growing season. Plant deep and give a good mulch for winter protection, or to guarentee full protection you can lift part of the corm and store it frost free during winter.