Alert: Limited Online Availability

Now that summer is here, we have limited our stock for online purchase. Find Monrovia plants at your local garden center. Pre-order for 2023 will be available later this year. ×

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.
There are very few rules in gardening, but perhaps the most important one is to work within your zone. Choosing plants that grow and thrive in your particular climate is the very first step toward having a beautiful garden . Learn More

Your climate might be too cold for this plant:


Full sun, Partial sun

Keep soil consistently moist.


Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.

Find more stores near me >
Set Zip to See Prices
More Information
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
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsKeep soil consistently moist.
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

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:

Your climate may be too cold for this plant