Hedychium coccinea 'Tara'/Tara Ginger

Fragrant flowers appear in two's

Close-up of the orange-red flowers

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Scientific Name: Hedychium coccinea 'Tara'
Common Name: Tara Ginger
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Fall
Flower color: Orange, Red
Light Exposure: Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: Likes cool, light shade for best growth and is well adapted to Pacific Northwest. Does well in areas where summer temperatures, provided it has light shade.