B and T World Seeds' reference number:
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:10
Type of plant - perennial
Flower: YELLOW-WHITE, ORANGE stamens, in 10cm. spike, frag.
Foliage: to 30x13cm.
Height in meters: 2
Hedychium ellipticum seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
6: Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List
31: House and Container Plant Seed List
38: Indian Native and Introduced Plants
43: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
55: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds
161: Edible Flowers
720: Fire Resistant Plants
Hedychium ellipticum seeds will usually germinate in 20-25 days. Sow seeds about 2mm deep in a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 22°C.
Soak in warm water, which should be changed daily. Most seeds swell up when they are soaked, those that do should be sown immediately. Seeds that don't swell can be gently scarified.
(Soak for 2 hours).