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(Zingiberaceae)

Hedychium flavum - HWJ604

Pot Size: 4 litre
Price: £15.00
Description:
From the only stock we have seen offered for sale in Europe correctly named. Forming a small plant to only 1.2m tall where we collected seed of this species on Fan Xi Pan, the highest mountain in northern Vietnam with Dan Hinkley in 1999. Taller in gardens with few broad leaves to 40cm long on upright dark red stems bearing a terminal inflorescence of deep yellow flowers appearing from behind broad dark red clasping bracts late summer into autumn with us. A strong grower which we grow in an open field to -15C. Easily grown in full sun to part shade in a leafy moisture-retentive drained soil, protecting from severe frost with a thick mulch. Sold as H. urophyllum by us for many years

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product details
Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Zingiberaceae) Hedychium flavum HWJ604
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial Yellow Late summer, autumn medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich well drained Part shade, Sun Semi evergreen bold Vietnam
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
Yes ORNAMENTAL fruit
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