Hedychium thyrsiforme ( Photo Eric Hanquinet Siit Botanic Garden - Philippines )
Flowering at about 3' ( 90 cm or higher ) this Hedychium species native the southern and warmer regions of the Himalayas
is a decorative garden plant also because of it broad and slightly glossy leaves. The delicate flowers are however only faintly fragrant
and appear late summer if grown in subtropical climate.
Special smaller Hedychium species with attactive foliage.
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