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Hedychium


John Jearrard
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Just as the Sarracenias are starting to look a bit ratty, the Hedychiums start to look fantastic.

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Hedychium coccineum 'Tara' . Introduced by Tony Schilling in the '70's. Spicy scent, the hardiest of the H.coccineum forms, and one of the earliest to flower.

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Hedychium yunnanense. Vigorous. Masses of flowers.

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Hedychium wardii. The most astonishing (more or less) hardy plant you can imagine. Will be in flower for about six weeks.

Hope you enjoy them as much as I do!

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Beautiful flowers. I've had 3 species Hedychium for a few years and yet to get any flowers. They are starting to reach a reasonable size now, so here's hoping for 2008...

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