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Hedychium gardnerianum

Kahila Ginger

Kahila Garland Lily, Ginger Lily. Wild Kahili Ginger, Ker Gawl
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Hedychium gardnerianum
Principal Common Name Kahila Ginger
Common Name(s) Kahila Garland Lily, Ginger Lily. Wild Kahili Ginger, Ker Gawl
Synonym
Description Hedychium gardnerianum from the Himalaya grows to 8ft tall with long, bright green leaves clasping the tall stems. The fragrant, red and pale yellow flowers held in dense spikes, appear towards the the end of summer.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity Himalaya
Height Range 6 - 8 FT
Spread Range 1 - 2 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 8 : 9 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Blue-green
Leaf Texture Banana-like : Coarse
Form
Flower Color Bright Yellow : Gold : Golden Yellow : Pale Yellow : Yellow
Flower Time Summer : Fall
Months
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Moist : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Heavy : Medium
Outstanding Features

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