Synonyms: Hedychium gracilis
Supplied growing in a 1 litre pot
This is one of the smaller Hedychium ginger, growing to around 50cm, with arching pseudostems of lush tropical foliage, topped with inflorescence of wispy white flowers, highlighted by reddish stamen. The flowers are sweetly scented, the scent being most pronounced towards evening.
Requires moist fertile soil and some winter protection with a deep mulch or lifting and storing in a frost free shed or garage.
Easy to grow in cultivation and a must for the jungle gardener.
Part shade/Full sun
Well drained soil
RHS hardiness rating H3/H4
Plants are supplied growing in a 1 litre pot and are similar to the rhizomes seen in pictures 3 and 4. Picture 1 shows the flowers on a planted specimen and is not the plant for sale.