Highly desirable garden plants from the Ginger Family with attractive foliage and very showy flowers. Most of the species are pleasantly fragrant and enliven the garden by attracting butterflies and moths.Some of the species are cold hardy, and deciduous during the winter months.
(Fragrant Butterfly Lily) ï¿½Garland Flowerï¿½. Large, sweetly perfumed white flowers with yellow throat are borne on green, waxy, bulbous, scale-like bracts in terminal clusters. Height 2 m and silvery-haired beneath the leaves. An easy grower, it can adapt to full sunlight but requires ample moisture in the compost.
Mature dormant flowering size rhizomes offered.
Loves well drained potting compost with grit, loam and leaf mulch mixed in equal parts. Feed and water well during growing period. Keep moist during dormancy. Prefers 50% light though few can tolerate up to 70%.