Hedychium griffithianum

Hedychium griffithianum

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Name

Hedychium griffithianum

Common name

Hedychium gracile

What You get

You will reicieve a fully rooted 2ltr pot

About

Hedychium griffithianum is a small species with  slender stems that tend to arch with the weight of leaves that are narrow and green in colour. In it native habitat of the high altitude Himalayas it tends to grow horizontally or downwards from stream banks. The flowers are white and very delicate looking giving a spidery look in contrast the stamons are pale red. A good garden ginger growing to 1m in height and hardy to -10 or more if mulched. 

Origin

Himalayas India, Butan and Nepal

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.