Hedychium is a perennial with thick, fleshy, branched rhizomes. The plants are having pseudostems and clasping leaves.
|Common Name ||Garland flower, ginger lily, and kahili ginger|
|Height ||Up to 180 cm|
|Flower Colour ||Pink|
|Bloom Time ||Summer through Autumn/Fall season|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
- Reduce watering in the winter
Water well in the summer but avoid water logging conditions
Harsh sunlight from the afternoon may cause curling of leaves, so, avoid keeping in the strong sun
Do not remove the dead leaves in the winter, they act as a protection for the rhizomes if you want the flowers next season also
Re-pot in the bigger pot when you see the crowded leaves in a container
Use organic pesticides or fungicides if you find any pest attack or disease
- Use a soil which is well-amended with compost and organic source nutrients
- Start planting in the spring
- Plant the bulbs/rhizomes 18 to 36 inches apart and cover with 1/4 inch of soil
- If necessary thin the seedlings in the spring
It can be propagated through the seeds, dividing, and plantlets
|Sunlight ||Full sun, partial shade or filtered bright light|
|Soil ||Moist rich soil, well-drained soil|
|Temperature ||8 to 24 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||Use any of the organic fertilizer. |
|Harvest Season ||Dig up the rhizomes in late summer to early fall and store them for the next season.|
Hedychium special feature
Flowers are fragrant.
- It is cultivated for their exotic foliage and fragrant spikes of flowers
Frequently Asked Questions
How tall do hedychium grow?
On average hedychium grows Up to 180 cm
What color are hedychium ?
A hedychium plant bears flowers of color Pink
How hard is hedychium to grow?
A hedychium is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a hedychium need?
A hedychium prefers Full sun, partial shade or filtered bright light
How much water does a hedychium need?
A hedychium prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a hedychium need?
Moist rich soil, well-drained soil
What temperature does a hedychium like?
How should I fertilize my hedychium ?
Use any of the organic fertilizer.
Thursday, 30 January 2020
Sunday, 24 November 2019
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