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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. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

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 hybrid
Plant Type Annual
Persistence Annual
US Patent # PP19921
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 8, 9, 10, 11
Growth Habit Upright, Clumping
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 60" / 24" / 68"
Finish Time Medium (6-8 Weeks)
Bloom Time July, August, September
Growth Rate Moderate
Most Active Growing Season Summer
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color --
Leaf Color Green, Lime, White
Soil Fertile moist humus rich.
pH 5.6 - 6.8
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Special Uses Cut Flower, Deep South, Fragrant
Nutritional Needs 200 ppm
Dormancy --
Water (Greenhouse) Dry slightly between watering.
Water (Garden) Average
How Different? It has a very strongly variegated leaf.
Landscape Value Accent, container.
Finish Time to 4" 6 - 8 weeks
Comments Tolerant of very light frosts if mulched.
Grower Notes --
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