Mishimi Fire™ Gingerlily
Hedychium coccineum 'DH16057'
Pronunciation: hed-EE-kee-um kok-SIN-ee-um
|Description||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.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil consistently moist.|
|Blooms||Summer until frost|
|Mature Size||Reaches 3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds|
|Flower Attributes||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Canna (Canna), Japanese Iris (Iris ensata), Montbretia (Crocosmia)|
|Care||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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