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Hedychium 'Elizabeth', Elizabeth Ginger Lily

Hedychium 'Elizabeth'

Elizabeth Ginger Lily
Family: Zingiberaceae
Small plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterRed, crimson, vinous flowersYellow, orange flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Elizabeth Ginger Lily is a small shrub that typically grows 2-5 feet tall, best suited in a semi-shade area with regular water. It is suitable for growing in USDA Zone 8-11. The flowers of this ginger lily are stunning, with long blooms of red, crimson and vinous but they also come in beautiful yellow and orange shades as well. Delightful fragrance wafts from them, and they attract butterflies and hummingbirds.

This small shrub requires minimal upkeep and care, preferring moderate to moist soil that won't dry out during the summer. When growing in a pot in cold regions, you should keep the pots inside during winter and place the roots in dry and cool soil. It should be watered regularly to keep the soil moist but not too wet so you will need to adjust accordingly to your local climate. This is a flowering plant that is hardy and easy to maintain, giving your garden a colorful and blooming appearance with little effort.


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