Hedychium Tara

Hedychium Tara

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Hedychium Tara

What You get

You will reicieve a fully rooted 2ltr pot


Hedychium Tara was collected as seed by Tony Schilling on the Eastern edge of the Kathmandu valley and named after his daughter Tara. The plant is thought to be a hybrid of H. coccineum and H. gardenerianium. It has tall stems with glaucous blue-green leaves. From July to October it produces tall spikes of bright orange flowers that have a strong fragrance making it one of the best garden Hedychium. Hardy to -15 and growing to 2m in height. 



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.