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PlantFiles: Butterfly Ginger
Hedychium 'Tai Pink Profusion'

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Family: Zingiberaceae
Genus: Hedychium (hed-EE-kee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Tai Pink Profusion
Additional cultivar information: (Tai Series)
Hybridized by Smittle

4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

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

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

Hardiness:
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
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pink

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Chantell On May 27, 2010, Chantell from Middle of, VA (Zone 7a) wrote:

Plantfiles state hardy to zone 8A...I've had this pretty gal growing in zone 7A for at least 3 years now. Beautiful easy to grow...non-fussy plant. I can't say that I ever noticed a fragrance on her though.

Regional...

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

Lowndesboro, Alabama
Ashburn, Georgia
Stafford, Virginia



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