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Hedychium ellipticum - 3Ltr
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Plant Details

Soil Type: Fertile/moist/well-drained
Soil PH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Seasonal Interest: Summer, Autumn
Evergreen?: No
Hardiness  Half hardy - will take light frost. Protect from cold and wet, mulch/wrap/fleece in position or move to cool greenhouse.
(Ginger lily)
Family Zingiberaceae
Originating from India and Thailand

A stout ginger lily with thick, outward splaying stems and broad, ribbed, glossy, dark green leaves. One of the most beautiful and intriguing of all the ginger flowers - the flower bud is pine cone-like, opening to a flat topped, shaving brush shaped inflorescence with numerous white petals with long protruding orange stamens. Flowers are produced in succession from mid summer to autumn.
Grow in fertile, moist soil in sun/part shade and lift before the first frosts. Indoors, grow in bright filtered light. Do not allow compost to dry. Divide and re-pot regularly to maintain health and vigour. Hedychium ellipticum is deciduous.

Eventual mature plant size :
Height 1m

Spread 1.2m
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