Himalayam flowering ginger

Hedychium ellipticum
Latin Name: Hedychium ellipticum
Moisture/Zone: Keep moist
Flower Colour: Cream
Growth Speed: Medium
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Colour: Green
Position: Full shade

This beautiful ginger prefers a moist humid situation in summer with full shade. The flowers are spectacular, a multitude of creamy white flowers are held upright in a cluster, complimented by their showy orange-red stamens and giving off a delicate spicy fragrance. Leaves are broad and ribbed, supported on thick red-stained stems which typically arch over.