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Hedychium densiflorum 'Assam Orange'
Common Name: Hardy Ginger Family: Zingiberaceae (The Ginger Family)


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Notes:
This shorter cultivar is less flamboyant than the other hardy gingers but still a beautiful and valuable garden plant and likely the hardiest of the genus. Three foot tall stems are topped with 18 inch long inflorescences of tightly packed, deep orange, moderately fragrant flowers. 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.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Himalayas
Indian Subcontinent
Native Habitat:
Moist places and on forest edges.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourOrange 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeLate Summer 
Spread2-3'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone8-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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