Hedychium thyrsiforme

Hedychium thyrsiforme

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A very distinguishable species with luxuriant leaves and pure milky white flowers that are wider than they are tall. Height 1-2.1m hardy if planted deep.

Name

Hedychium thyrsiforme

Common name

Pincushion ginger

What You get

You will reicieve a fully rooted 2ltr pot

About

Hedychium thyrsiforme is a very distinguishable species with luxuriant foliage that is heavily vained and dark green and will grow from 1-2m in height. The flower is wider than it is tall and creamy white in colour and unsented. Hardy to -10 or more if well mulched.

Origin

India, Nepal and Butan

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.