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HEDYCHIUM CORONARIUM (Butterfly Ginger)

 

Coronarium is a white butterfly ginger lily, and a cousin of culinary ginger Zingiber Officinale of bread, snap and ale fame. It's

green stalks grow from thick rhizomes to a height of 3-6 ft.

From midsummer through autumn the stalks are topped with clusters of wonderfully fragrant white flowers that look like butterflies.

 

Give frost protection for containerised plants.

 

Hardiness: fully hardy, provide a winter Mulch.
Position: Full sun, well drained soils, chalk free

Hedychium Coronarium  

 

Not available 2015