Hedychium gardnerianum

Hedychium gardnerianum

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Name

Hedychium gardenerianum

Common name

Kahili ginger

What You get

You will reicieve a fully rooted 2ltr pot

About

Hedychium gardenerianum one of the best known hedychium species known as Kahili, named after the Hawaiian Royal standard. The leaves are broad and glaucas green in colour with large flower spikes of bright yellow flowers with bright red stamens that contrast well they also have a heady scent. They flower in late summer and grow 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 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.