Butterfly Ginger (Hedychium cylindricum) in the Ginger Lilies Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Fruit: Showy
Other: Bright red.
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Butterfly Ginger Plant

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Location: TexasDate: Early Summer/Late SpringButterfly Ginger Plant
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Location: TexasDate: Late Spring/Early SummerButtergly Ginger
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Location: TexasFlower bud on the giger
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