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(Zingiberaceae)

Hedychium spicatum 'Singalila' - BSWJ2303

Pot Size: 7.5 litre
Price: £15.00
Description:
An unusual form of this species which we collected the seed of during our first Himalayan expedition in 1994. From the Singalila Ridge, West Bengal, on northern India's boarder with Nepal. A strong growing clump forming rhizomatous perennial, bearing a profusion of fragrant white flowers, in open spikes during late summer. With broad lance-shaped bronze coloured backs to the leaves in this form. Height only 1.2-1.5 m with a spread of 60 cm. Full sun to part shade in a moisture retentive but drained soil protect the rhizomes from severe frosts in cold areas. Taken -15C for us in open fields without any losses.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Zingiberaceae) Hedychium spicatum 'Singalila' BSWJ2303
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial White Summer, late summer medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich well drained Part shade, Sun Deciduous autumn colour North India
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
Yes ORNAMENTAL fruit
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