Hedychium greenii is a special ginger because of its copper coloured stems and underside of the leaves. From mid to late summer it produces spikes of bright orange/red butterfly like flowers.
Being a rhizomatous perennial, Hedychium greenii will happy form a clump in a warm spot with good drainage to prevent winter wetness.
The flowers of Hedychium greenii are secented but not as much other gingers.
Coppery stems and leaf underside, exotic orange/red flowers.
E Himalayas & Assam
Red ginger lilly
Full sun/Partial shade
Hardy to 1°C
Well drained to avoid winter wet. Neutral, acid, Alkaline.