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PlantFiles: Hedychium Hybrid
Hedychium 'Tahitian Flame'

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Family: Zingiberaceae
Genus: Hedychium (hed-EE-kee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Tahitian Flame
Additional cultivar information: (PP19921)
Hybridized by Korlipara; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2007

6 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Bulbs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Coral/Apricot

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Blue-Green
Smooth-Textured
Rubbery-Textured

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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1 positive
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No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive bordersandjacks On Apr 1, 2011, bordersandjacks from Seabrook, SC (Zone 8b) wrote:

Beautiful variegated foliage. Pretty peach flowers. Lovely fragrance.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Calistoga, California
Gainesville, Florida
Arlington, Georgia
Dallas, Georgia
Seabrook, South Carolina
Garland, Texas



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