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Hedychium ‘Tahitian Flame’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


Make a Hawaiian splash with this boldly variegated hybrid ginger. Intoxicatingly fragrant apricot flowers emerge in midsummer and continue thru fall. The upright habit of 'Tahitian Flame' creates a wonderful architectural accent for both containers and gardens.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 8-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 60″ / 24″ / 68″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): July, August, September

SKU: HEDTAHFLA Categories: ,
Common Name Ginger
Family Zingiberaceae
Genus Hedychium
species --
Plant Type Annual
US Patent # PP19921
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time July, August, September
Flower Color --
Foliage Color Green, Lime, White
Dormancy --
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Growth Habit Upright, Clumping
Growth Rate Moderate
Hardiness Zone 8, 9, 10, 11
How Different? It has a very strongly variegated leaf.
Landscape Value Accent, container.
Most Active Growing Season Summer
Persistence Annual
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 60" / 24" / 68"
Soil (Garden) Fertile moist humus rich.
Water (Garden) Average
Special Uses Cut Flower, Deep South, Fragrant
Comments Tolerant of very light frosts if mulched.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry slightly between waterings..
EC 2.0 – 3.0
pH 5.6 – 6.8
Fertility Needs 200 ppm
Finish Time to 4″ 6 – 8 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Short Day
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