Hedychium thyrsiforme

Hedychium thyrsiforme

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Hedychium thyrsiforme

Common name

Pincushion ginger

What you get

You will receive a fully rooted 2ltr pot


Hedychium thyrsiforme is a very distinguishable species with luxuriant foliage that is dark green and heavily veined. It will grow to 1-2m in height. The flowers produced are creamy white, unscented and wider than they are tall. It is hardy down to -10 or potentially even lower if well mulched.


India, Nepal and Butan

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.