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Hedychium (Hardy Ginger) Assam Orange






Exciting, exotic and hardy. Intricate fragrant blooms atop stunning foliage to make a real statement. Despite their jungle looks Hedychium are surprisingly hardy down to -5oC. The brightest orange flowers August until late Autumn. Attractive to butterflies and bees. Great for borders and containers. Height 150cm (60”). Spread 45cm (18”). Prefers sun in well drained moist soil. Hardy perennial.
Flower Colour
Orange

Other
Bees And Butterflies, Scented, Suitable for Container

Hardiness
Hardy Perennial

Delivery
May onwards

Flowering Time
Long Flowering, Summer & Autumn

Aspect
Full Sun

Spread
45cm (18")

Height
1.5m (60")

Hedychium

Soil

Moist and well drained.

Position

Full sun

Cutting

No

Flowering

July to September

Additional Information

Attractive to butterflies and bees. Great for borders and containers. Provide shelter from cold winds. In frost prone areas provide a deep winter mulch. Propagate by division in the spring. Hardy perennial down to -5 degrees C.

Delivery Date: 30 May 2011 (+/- 14days)
Ask a QuestionPlant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
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