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Hedychium greenii (Hedychium greenii)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2m
Max height
1m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Hedychium greenii

Other names

Hedychium greenii

Genus

Hedychium Hedychium

Species

H. greenii - H. greenii is a tender evergreen perennial. It has large, glossy, dark-green leaves with maroon undersides, maroon stems and exotic orange-red flowers in late summer to early autumn.


Hedychium greenii is: Evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming

Flower

Orange-red in Summer; Orange-red in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite

Diseases

Generally disease free

General care

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Hedychium greenii (Hedychium greenii) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Beds and borders, City, Conservatory, Containers, Indoor, Sub-Tropical

Cultivation

Grow outdoors in fertile, humus-rich, moist, free-draining soil in full sun or light shade. Choose a sheltered, frost-free position and mulch before winter. Container grown plants can be overwintered indoors.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Hedychium greenii

Other names

Hedychium greenii

Genus

Hedychium Hedychium

Species

H. greenii - H. greenii is a tender evergreen perennial. It has large, glossy, dark-green leaves with maroon undersides, maroon stems and exotic orange-red flowers in late summer to early autumn.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

Orange-red in Summer; Orange-red in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite

Diseases

Generally disease free

General care

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Hedychium greenii (Hedychium greenii) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Beds and borders, City, Conservatory, Containers, Indoor, Sub-Tropical

Cultivation

Grow outdoors in fertile, humus-rich, moist, free-draining soil in full sun or light shade. Choose a sheltered, frost-free position and mulch before winter. Container grown plants can be overwintered indoors.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

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