Common name: Thyrsus Ginger
Height at maturity: 1.5 meter
Exposure: sunny, partial shade
Plant type: shrub
Flowering: late summer
Flower color: white
Soil type: ordinary to rich
Use: in the garden in the ground, isolated, borders, container culture
Diseases and pests: no specific disease or pest
Storage of seeds: 2 years in a dry place away from light at 3/4°C (refrigerator)
This hedychium produces long, narrow, pointed leaves. Stems appear and carry clusters of very fragrant white flowers. The flowers resemble orchids.
An easy-to-grow plant, it thrives in rich, moist soil. Its flowering is late and occurs at the end of summer until the first frosts.
It keeps well in winter and will come back the following spring.