Mishimi Fire™ Gingerlily

Hedychium coccineum 'DH16057'

Fragrant orange flower spikes and green, blade-like foliage lend a tropical look to the garden. Loves hot and humid summers. Makes a great addition to the edges of water gardens. Rhizomes can be overwintered indoors where not hardy. Herbaceous perennial.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Keep consistently moist. Water daily in containers.


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Botanical Pronunciationhed-EE-kee-um kok-SIN-ee-um
Average Size at MaturityReaches 3 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer Until Frost
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorGreen
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsKeep consistently moist. Water daily in containers.
Companion PlantsCanna (Canna), Japanese Iris (Iris ensata), Montbretia (Crocosmia)

Prefers to be warm, wet, and well fed in summer, and cool and dry in winter. Plant in rich soils with plenty of organic matter Once frost has killed foliage, allow it to fall and protect the rhizomes for winter. If foliage is removed, mulch heavily. Where not hardy, rhizomes can be lifted out and stored in a box of sawdust or peat moss for winter. In containers, provide a large pot and water daily.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-10

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