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Hedychium flavum


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Hedychium flavum is a hardy ginger with lemony yellow, fragrant, tropical flowers on tall stems.


Description:
This tall hardy ginger has tropical yellow flowers on stems from four to eight feet tall. Full sun in rich soil with abundant moisture during the growing season. Mulch with fallen leaves in winter. In colder regions grow in a pot or store in dry peat moss and keep above zero.


Common Name: Hardy Ginger

Family: Zingiberaceae (The Ginger Family)

Zone Hardiness: 8-10

Light: Full Sun

Height: 6-10'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No

Benefits:

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Moist places and on forest edges.

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Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Indian Subcontinent

Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Asia and the Pacific - Southeast Asia

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