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Mishimi Fire™ Gingerlily

Hedychium coccineum 'DH16057'

Pronunciation: hed-EE-kee-um kok-SIN-ee-um
SKU #42496
7-10

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OVERVIEW
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.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Fragrant, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Orange
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Canna (Canna), Japanese Iris (Iris ensata), Montbretia (Crocosmia)
CARE
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.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.