Hedychium greenii
RED GINGER LILY
Zingiberaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9b-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
2m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

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Pruning: Remove spent flower stems & leaves as they form. Cut old canes to their base. Plant offsets.

 
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Hedychium greenii
RED GINGER LILY
Zingiberaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9b-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
2m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

FEATURES

Flowers: orange-red

Flowering Time: mid summer to late summer

Leaves: red-brown underneath; stepped leaf arrangement

Bark & Stems: red-brown stems


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits cottage, contemporary & tropical designs

Uses: border, mass planting, informal hedge, poolside

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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