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Hedychium flavum
Common Name: Hardy Ginger Family: Zingiberaceae (The Ginger Family)

Hedychium flavum
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Notes:
This tall hardy ginger has tropical yellow flowers on stems from four to eight feet tall. 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:
Indian Subcontinent
Asia - China and Japan
Southeast Asia
Native Habitat:
Moist places and on forest edges.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourYellow 
TypeTender  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height6-10'  Bloom TimeLate Summer 
Spread2-3'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureSun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone8-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Roscoea "'Beesiana Alba'"


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