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Hedychium densiflorum KCSH 0386
Hedychium aff densiflorum KCSH 0386

Family:  Zingiberaceae
Hardiness:  To Zone 7a
Mature Size:  4' - 5'
Exposure:  Part Sun to Light Shade
Bloom Time:  August -October
Moisture Needs:  Moist
Origin: Arunachal Pradesh
Price: $16.00
Pot Size: Large Band Pot

Stock Status:(Out of Stock)
Product Code: P0821

An exceptional collection by Steve Hootman, Ken Cox and us of one of the finest Hedychium species for our area.  We collected the same species in the same area on the same trip as part of the NAPE expedition and the collections were merged under this number.  This is an early and consistent bloomer with rich tangerine-orange dense flower spikes in late summer and early fall.  Rich moist soil and mulch if winter is severe to keep frost from the rhizomes.  This is significantly different from the other densiflorum we offer being much more robust and taller to 5'.  It also blooms about 6 weeks later with deeper orange flowers packed much more closely together.  This is very happy in our shade garden.  Similar to and perhaps indistinguishable from Frank Kingdon-Ward's collection called 'Assam Orange' as he beat us to this remote area by 70 years.  Quite a gap between collections!  These are big divisions.