Please check the pot size located in the plant description and refer to the (best packaging) link at the bottom of the page to get a better idea of what you will receive or contact us prior to purchase. The 5' tall stems, adorned with huge green leaves are topped, starting in midsummer, with 12" tall inflorescences. Seed should be collected as the seed pods open in the late fall. Starting in late July, the towering 9' tall stalks of this Tom Wood Hedychium coccineum hybrid are topped with clusters of brilliant reddish-orange flowers. FREE Shipping (2) Fresh Culinary Ginger Root Start, Can be used in many different recipes, makes food healthier and taste better, Great for Eating, Sushi, Cooking, and Easy to Grow and Care For. The best UK online houseplant shop! Zingiber spectabile Family: Zingiberaceae Beehive Ginger, Microfono Origin: Malaya. Most species tolerate fairly dense shade. 88. See new introductions first, discounts & more. The rare, reverted, larger-growing, less-variegated shoots should be promptly removed. (Hardiness Zone 7b-10), Hedychium yunnanense (Yunnan Ginger Lily) is a 4' tall species with narrow yellow petals that starts flowering in July and reblooms again in late September (NC). Because of their size and the difficulty of maintaining hedychiums in small pots, hardy ginger plants are rarely offered in retail nurseries and garden centers. Neat freaks can remove the foliage, but if you do so, add a thick layer of mulch to protect the rhizome. Hedychium coccineum (Scarlet Ginger Plant) is a wonderful 5-7' tall species of hardy ginger lily renowned for its large head size and for being the first species to flower...often starting in early July (NC). Email is the most efficient way to answer questions and concerns. Ginger plants include a large number of species in several genera in the Zingiberaceae family of plants, mostly tropical perennials originating in Southern and Southeast Asia. They can also be grown in partial shade, although the leaves may burn in hot summers. The dark green leaves have a red underside that give a wonderful garden effect. Orders placed from the western regions in the US can have an extended delivery time up to 9 days, we strongly recommend orders be placed in early spring or late fall to avoid hot summer temps. Yes. Plants designated with a sku ending in -4, or -3 will arrive in a standard 4 inch or 2.75 inch growers pot respectively. The very huge, hairy foliage, especially on the new growth, adorns the giant stalks. From amidst the leaves, the plant produces a thick, cane-like stalk that may be between 3 to 15 feet high. Larger plants, generally those that ship in 8″ pots, will be topped to 36″ or 48″ overall, depending on the variety, if necessary, to facilitate shipping. Flowers bracts make an impressive addition to any cut flower arrangement and are widely used throughout the floral industry. Our new, reusable, recyclable deep pots are 8 inches deep and 3x3 inches in diameter and 9 inches deep and 4x4 inches in diameter. For some strange reason people sometimes refer to this as Hidden Ginger despite the fact that when it blooms all you see is a sea of hot pink on the ground and no leaves! Both the flower buds and open flowers can be used in cooking, much like its other cousin, the mioga ginger, Zingiber myoga. Often used in the floral industry for their attractive, long lasting blooms, Zingiber Ginger will grow happily and flower in a pot or in-ground. Your, plant should be fine. Wild ginger makes a good groundcover in a shady border or woodland garden. Western shipments are not guaranteed in the months of July-August. At Plant Delights Nursery and Juniper Level Botanic Gardens, we currently (2010) grow 88 accessions of hedychium in the garden, representing 11 different species and 56 hybrids. In a greenhouse, mealy bugs and spider mites may become a problem, so keep an eye out for them. Zone.8b Zone.9a Zone.9b Zone.10a Zone.10b Zone.11a Zone.11b, Copyright 2020 © Botanical Growers Network / Hampton Fl. These small, delicate-flowered members of the ginger family are native to Southeast Asia. It also has one of the largest inflorescences of the spring bloomers. This hybrid from Florida's John Banta, combines the best of Hedychium gardnerianum and Hedychium flavescens. Most herbs are a purplish brown, but there are times when a reddish or greenish flower will appear. If you have questions about your order, please contact us via email. Slugs and snails, which attack the unfurling leaves, are the worst of them. It depends on the extent of the damage. With the current USDA regulations regarding shipment of live plants, our family of growers are restricted to and governed by the guidelines for certification within the lower 48 states only. If you know the temperatures in your area are not conducive to shipping plants enclosed in a box from Florida to your location, please wait until temperatures are more favorable. Great for long lasting cut arrangements. During the winter months when we are no longer shipping plants, our growers spend their time researching new species and new growing techniques to provide you with the most unique and superior species of plants available anywhere. 754-759Wood, T. (1999), Ginger Lilies, The American Gardener magazine, November/December issue, pp. Hedychium flavescens is a later flowering species, so in areas that freeze prior to November, you will want to keep this one indoors. The rhizomes of Hedychium coronarium have been used as a flavoring in chewing tobacco, as an incense, and as a tranquilizer. If we are out of a particular size item, we may ship a larger size at no additional charge. The Rice Paper plant, Tetrapanax papyrifer 'Rex', which can grow to around 3-4m tall with leaves over 1m across. In hot, dry climates caterpillars and grasshoppers can be a problem, but then hardy ginger plants don't flower well in these climates anyway. If you have any issues contact UPS, not us. At the top in late summer you will find brilliant, orange-red, delightfully fragrant flowers. The sweet gardenia-fragranced flowers, which start in early September, are light creamy yellow with orange stamens. (Hardiness Zone 7b-10), Hedychium densiflorum (Dense Ginger Lily) is from the temperate regions of the Himalayas and makes a more compact clump that other hardyhedychium species. The 6' tall stalks are topped in late summer with very fragrant orange yellow flowers with bright red stamens. Etlingera Ginger will grow happily and flower in a pot or in-ground. Each 18\" tall flower spike is composed of small dark orange flowers with a very dark orange center. (Hardiness Zone 8-10), Hedychium maximum (Giant Ginger Lily) is a plant that is very confused in the trade since most plants under this name are Hedychium coronarium. As with every OCD gardener, this would mark only the beginning of my hedychium collecting phase, which continues today. Hedychium coccineum reblooms on new pseudostems from summer thru early fall. In late summer, the vigorous clumps are topped with lightly fragrant, 16" bottlebrush spikes of bright orange flowers. The 4'+ tall stalks are topped with scrumptious, golden-yellow flowers with a dark gold throat. Remember try to stay away from arid or wet, mucky soils. The flowers will peek through the leaves to add to the beauty of this plant. For immediate help or to order plants call, Hedychium - A Hardy Ginger Plant for the Garden. (Hardiness Zone 7b-10). If your plant arrives a bit shaken and stressed, simply follow your plants "Care & Culture" instructions and it should return to its full beauty and luster with in a few weeks. The Giant Butterbur, Petasites japonicus, another hardy bog plant, this one with leaves to a ‘mere’ 80cm. All its characteristics are the same as common shell ginger, however 3 to 4 times greater, including the bloom and fragrance. The fragrance from the flowers is strongest in late afternoon. Important ornamental cousins include. Hedychium coccineum also reflushes new pseudostems quickly, so that soon after the plant finishes flowering, then rests for a few weeks, it bursts into flower again. 40-45. With the main goal to provide a wider range of houseplants, that arrive perfectly packed. Then your plants are tissue or kraft paper wrapped and secured in place with natural biodegradable peanuts, you will be pleased. 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