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(Zingiberaceae)

Hedychium yunnanense - BWJ7900

Pot Size: 3 litre
Price: £10.00
Description:
From seed I collected in Kunming Botanic Gardens Yunnan, China in 2000. A rare robust species with broad leaves 20-40cm long, on sturdy stems to 1.5m tall, on the plant I collected from. Bearing in late summer narrowly cone-like terminal lax inflorescences, bearing open white fragrant flowers, with long tubes and long exerted orange stamen. Spread 1.5m. Easily grown in full sun to part shade in a leafy moisture retentive, but well drained soil protect from severe frost. No problem for us regarding hardiness, unscathed by -15 to -20C growing in an open field where the drainage is good. These plants often grow as epiphytes in the wild hence it is essential to provide good drainage. Not suitable for clay soils.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Zingiberaceae) Hedychium yunnanense BWJ7900
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 China
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
Yes ORNAMENTAL fruit
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