Hedychium flavescens

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  • Common Name: Yellow Ginger Lily
  • Plant Story:

    An upright perennial, Hedychium flavescens features yellow butterfly-like flowers in the late summer to early fall on top of hairy, lance-shaped leaves.

  • Type: Perennial Herbaceous
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Planting Zone: 9-11
  • Height: 3-6 ft
  • Spread: 2-3 ft
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Beds and Borders
  • Leaf: Green Lance Shaped Leaves
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:Mite, aphids, and root rot
  • Form: Upright
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Plant in spring after last frost date. Store in winter. Spreads by rhizomes.


Yellow Ginger Lily - Additional Photos