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botanical name:
Hedychium coronarium
Hedychium coronarium © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  WhiteGinger Lily, Butterfly Ginger Lily, Garland Flower
family:  Zingiberaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 3.00m
width: 1.00m
growth rate:
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 11
Erect rhizomatous perennial with long, pointed, lance shaped leaves up to 60cm. Clusters of very fragrant white flowers in mid to late summer.

Somewhat tender and best in a sheltered position. Best in moist soil and partial shade but happy in sun if kept damp. Suitable for warm humid conditions.

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