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.
(Giant Butterfly Lily) ï¿½Kahili Gingerï¿½ or the ï¿½Giant Butterfly Ginger Lilyï¿½. Most spectacular, cold hardy of the Ginger lilies and easily cultivated. The yellow flowers with attractive red filaments are delightfully perfumed and borne on spikes 30-45 cm. high. Canes are 1-1.5m. high with long leaves that are powdery white beneath when young.
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%.