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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Hedychium coronarium is cold hardy
USDA Zone:8 10° to 20°F (-12° to -6.5°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
frag. WHITE, in spike to 20x11cm
capsule (soak 12 hours, germ. warm, moist, 3 weeks)
lanceo. to 60x11cm.
|Height, in meters: 2
Height, in feet: 6.60
|Hedychium coronarium seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Common names for Hedychium coronarium:
|Butterfly Ginger, Butterfly Lily, Cinnamon-Jasmine, Garland Flower, Ginger Lily, Mandasoeli, River Jasmine, Scented Butterfly Ginger, White Ginger, White Ginger Lily, Witgemmerlelie,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
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Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Hedychium coronarium seeds will usually germinate in 20-25 days.
Soak Hedychium coronarium seeds 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).