Variegated butterfly ginger

Hedychium Tahitian Flame
Latin Name: Hedychium Tahitian Flame
Moisture/Zone: Average
Flower Colour: Peach orange
Growth Speed: Medium
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Colour: Variegated
Position: Part to full shade

A boldly variegated hybrid ginger, Tahitian Flame has large green leaves with strong vertical white stripes. Peachy-orangr flowersare delightfully fragrant, borne from mid-summer into aurumn. This architectural plant grows to 1.5 m in height. Plant in fertile soil with average moisture. Prefers part to full shade. Can be protected from frost with mulch in winter in mild situations, but should be overwintered in a greenhouse if necessary to prevent freezing. Excellent for exotic cut flowers.