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Hedychium wardii

Hedychium wardii

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Hedychium wardii Overview

These are perennials which have stout fleshy rhizomes. The flowers are individually short-lived but are profuse and fragrant. They are ideal for sheltered borders and conservatories. Frost hardy to frost tender, min 5C. Needs sun and rich, moist soil. Propagate by division in spring; rhizomes should not be divided when dormant.

Common problems with Hedychium wardii

How to propagate Hedychium wardii

Division

Division in spring; rhizomes should not be divided when dormant.

Rhizomes

Other uses of Hedychium wardii

Grown for their fragrant, showy flowers.