How to grow Hedychium flavescens

Hedychium flavescens growing herbaceous geophyte of the genus Hedychium also known as Yellow ginger or Cream garland lily, Hedychium flavescens 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, the leaves are oval to elliptic.

Hedychium flavescens flowers

Flower yellow to white, the flower in head with two hand shape.

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Requirements for Hedychium flavescens 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:

Planting season:
Spring, and in the tropic all year

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Dead stems and leaves

Size of the plant?
1-2 m, 40-80 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 / Full shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
Yellow to white flowers, the flower in head with two hand shape

Scientific name:

Hedychium flavescens

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