Butterfly ginger growing herbaceous geophyte of the genus Hedychium also known as Ginger lily or Butterfly ginger lily, Butterfly ginger perennial evergreen used as ornamental fragrant plant, can grow in tropics, subtropics, mediterranean or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 8+.

Leaves color green can be in variegate form in green with white or green with yellow, the leaves are oval.

Butterfly ginger flowers

Flower fragrant color can be: yellow white, pink or orange, the flower in butterfly shape five petals the top petals mostly merge in heart shape, two side petals in oval to triangle shape and the bottom petal in needle shape, flowers grow in the top of the stem.

Butterfly ginger for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Butterfly ginger growing and care:

Slightly acid soil,

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Invasive

Planting season:
Spring

Pests and diseases:
?

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Dead stems and leaves

Size of the plant?
1-1.5 m, 40-60 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
Butterfly shape fragrant flower the color can be: yellow white, pink or orange, the flower has five petals the top petals mostly merge in heart shape, two side petals in oval to triangle shape and the bottom petal in needle shape, flowers grow in the top of the stem

Scientific name:

Hedychium

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