Hedychium gardnerianum, the Kahili Ginger is one of the most reliable and best known gingers in cultivation for good reason, it has wonderful large deeply fragrant flowers which are held on stout stems clothed in chunky, dark green foliage.
The flowers are a creamy white in colour complemented with masses of orange stamens. In milder gardens, it can remain planted out but should be well mulched for the winter. Alternatively, bring it inside to a conservatory or greenhouse and enjoy the flowers for longer.
A stunning exotic plant that is easy to grow either in the ground or as a container plant
- Position:Sun-part shade.
- Soil:Most soils.
- Eventual Size:1 metre.
- Habit:Upright, bushy.
- Common Names:Kahili Ginger.