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Hedychium species/Ginger

Hedychium species / Hedychium species
Floral spikes
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Floral spikes

Several stalks in full bloom

Close-up of ginger floral stalk

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Scientific Name: Hedychium species
Common Name: Ginger
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Various
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: Produce fragrant flowers in summer and early fall. Good growers and are used in mass plantings, container plants and for tropical effect in the landscape.