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(Zingiberaceae)

Hedychium tengchongense 'Y Tý' - WWJ11964

Pot Size: 2 litre
Price: £10.00
Description:
From one of my 2007 seed collections gathered with Peter Wharton, while we were camped in Y Ty a treasure trove that I had found in 2003, meanwhile we were being soaked to the skin on a daily basis, by the relentless rain. A distinct form of this species with upright stems to around 1m tall bearing broadly ovate dark green leaves on very short petioles, with a broad cylindrical inflorescence of white long-tubed slender distinctly scented flowers with long curved orange-red exerted stigmas by mid-summer. Easily grown in either full sun or part shade in a moisture retentive drained soil protect the rhizome from hard frosts, hardy for us unprotected in an open field to below -15C.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Zingiberaceae) Hedychium tengchongense 'Y Tý' WWJ11964
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial White Summer medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich Part shade, Sun Deciduous autumn colour Vietnam
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
Yes ORNAMENTAL fruit
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