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Hedychium coccineum (aurantiacum) - Orange Hardy Ginger - Zingiberaceae (The Ginger Family)
Hedychium coccineum (aurantiacum) - Hedychium coccineum (H. auranticacum syn.) produces deep orange fragrant tropical flowers with pink filaments atop tropical foliage.
Stock Status: Available This Year
Bulbs ship in March/April when safe. Do not mix bulb orders with plants from other sections.
Hedychium coccineum (H. auranticacum syn.) is a robust, perennial plant up to 4-6 feet high with stiff leaves, smooth green above and bluish beneath. The deep orange flowers with pink filaments are borne on dense stout spikes. Tropical-looking foliage provides interest all season long. Mulch with leaves in winter. In colder areas grow in a pot or lift and keep above zero in the pot or in peat moss.
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Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Flowering Time: Late Summer
Foliage Colour: Green
Deer Resistant: Unknown
Habitat: Forest edges and in grasslands of mountainous areas.
Geographical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Himalayas
BC Native: No
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