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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled 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)
Plant Height: 2 to 4 feet
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Other: Cream with bright, reddish-orange anthers.
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

very interesting ginger, epiphytic, not hardy like other hedychui

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Location: My greenhouse, FloridaDate: 4000-09-25very interesting ginger, epiphytic, not hardy like other hedychui
By Gina1960
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What is blooming for you right now? by Iluvtobake Aug 3, 2021 4:34 PM 1,698

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