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.
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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?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Pests and diseases:
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:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
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