Plants are supplied as a growing rhizome.
Hedychium thyrsiforme is an easy to distinguish species with heavily vained, jungly, dark green foliage up to1-2m in height. Flowers heads are wider than most species and are formed from wispy inflorescence of creamy white. Hardy in the UK if planted in an area that is not too wet in winter and a thick mulch of dry bark should be applied.
Well drained soil
RHS hardiness rating H4
Plants are supplied as a growing rhizome and are similar to the rhizomes and plants seen in pictures 2 and 3.
The Rhizome is removed from its pot and carefully wrapped in damp coir and paper for transport and should be planted immediately on arrival. Picture 1 shows the flowers on a planted specimen and is not the plant for sale.