Or login with below

White Ginger Lily, Sontakka - Plant

Note: The image is for reference purpose only.
The white and scented species is Hedychium coronarium. It belongs to Zingiberaceae (Ginger) family. The plant blooms very profusely from summer to end of monsoon. Outside this period also flowers appear on and off.
Sales price R 319
4.2/5 768 Reviews
( 768 times booked in last 90 days )
8 inch Plastic Pot Free!!
-High Quality 8 inch Plastic Pot with each plant.
-Offer Valid on orders with 3 or more Plants
All India Delivery
100,000 Happy Customers

Deal of the Day
Upto 100% Cashback Today!!
Min 20% cashback guaranteed.
The cashback will be credited on 5-Oct-2017 into nurserylive wallet.

The cashback will be generated on total amount paid for qualified order excluding shipping charges. There will be no minimum purchase limit for cashback coupons.

*No minimum order limit. more details >>

Description for White Ginger Lily, Sontakka

The White ginger lily (Hedychium coronarium) is originally from the Himalayas region of Nepal and India where it is known as dolan champa in Hindi, takhellei angouba in Manipuri, sontaka in Marathi, and suruli sugandhi in Kannada.

The species was introduced to Hawaii by settlers. The native Hawaiians refer to white ginger as 'awapuhi', using the juice of mature seed head as a hair and skin treatment.

Common nameFlower coloursBloom timeHeightDifficulty
Butterfly lilyWhiteSeasonal bloomer1.00 to 4.00 feetEasy to grow

Planting and care

  • Plants need deep fertile soils.
  • Plants like moist and cool weather - especially during blooming periods.
  • The plants require plenty of water from April - November.
  • SunlightSoilWaterTemperatureFertilizer
    Full SunWell-drained soilMedium60°-75°Apply any organic fertilizer

    Caring for White Ginger Lily

    • They are winged and are capable of flight. Thrips cause immense damage to tender shoots and flower buds.
    • Thrips have saw-like mouth parts with which they rasp the parts of plant and suck the juice. The affected parts look as if they are burnt.

    Typical uses of White Ginger Lily

    Special features: Borders. Container plants.

    Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.


      http://www.indiaplants.com/plant-details.php?x=CbzVso+pekk= http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=a521

    Want to write review ?

    Click here to Login

    What garden lovers say ... ?

    3 / 5 Pukhrambam Kavita 30 August 2017
    VERY nice im so Happy for this plant
    2 / 5 Santosh Choudhary 29 August 2017
    No issues with packaging or delivery. But yes, it doesn t look as pretty as it does in the picture. Not disappointed though.
    1 / 5 Vinodhini Narendran 29 August 2017
    It s nice plant,only the thing is deliverynurserylive took too much time in delivery
    More reviews
    Tag cloud : buy online plant white ginger lily, sontakka - plant,buy plants online white ginger lily, sontakka - plant,buy online plants white ginger lily, sontakka - plant,buy plant online white ginger lily, sontakka - plant,buy plants online india white ginger lily, sontakka - plant,white ginger lily, sontakka - plants buy online,online plant nursery white ginger lily, sontakka - plant,white ginger l

    Trending value added plant packs View All


    Top 5 Succulent

    ( 408 times booked in 90 days )
    Price: R 887

    Set of 5 Enchanting Roses

    ( 621 times booked in 90 days )
    Price: R 901

    Top 5 air purifier & oxygen enriching plant pack

    ( 1344 times booked in 90 days )
    Price: R 955

    Top 5 Plants to Bring Goodluck

    ( 115 times booked in 90 days )
    Price: R 988

    Express Love with these 5 plants

    ( 88 times booked in 90 days )
    Price: R 1022

    5 Best Living Room Plant Set

    ( 333 times booked in 90 days )
    Price: R 1076

    5 Best Fragrant Plants

    ( 316 times booked in 90 days )
    Price: R 1081

    Top 5 No Fail Plants

    ( 5 times booked in 90 days )
    Price: R 1086

    Ask any gardening related query, Get answer within 1 day

    Ask query now

    ( 12000+ queries answered )

    Check nursery experts recommendations, top 10 list 

    Check  NOW

    ( 1500+ recommendations given )

    Read customer blogs, suggestions, tips & experiences on gardening in India

    Read Blogs NOW

    ( 800+ blogs written by users )

    Learn gardening & plants care through video lessons created by garden lovers

    Watch videos

    ( 15000+ videos collection )


    Join us


    Subscribe to get special offers!
    We promise absolutely NO SPAM.