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Hedychium coccineum

Scarlet Ginger Lily

This ginger relative is a tall herbaceous perennial spreading by rhizomes. Showy spikes of reddish flowers on terminals of tall plants with long corn-like leaves.  It spreads to form colonies in rich moist soil in sunny or semi-shady areas. Woodlanders originally obtained this Asian native ginger as seed from Coimbra, Portugal.

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Height
6-8 Feet

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Spread
3-4 Inches

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USDA Hardiness Zone 8-10

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Dies back
Growth Rate in the Garden
Moderate
Soil Properties
Well-drained
Sun Requirements
Full Sun to Light Shade