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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Hedychium thyrsiforme is cold hardy
USDA Zone:8 10° to 20°F (-12° to -6.5°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
large heads sm. WHITE to YELLOW fls., long stams.
dk. GREEN, wavy
|Height, in meters: 2.1
Height, in feet: 6.93
|Hedychium thyrsiforme sales history
Common names for Hedychium thyrsiforme:
|Frilly White Ginger, Pincushion Ginger, White Pincushion Ginger,|
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|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|55||: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds|
|720||: Fire Resistant Plants|
|Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.|
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 thyrsiforme seeds will usually germinate in 20-25 days.
Soak Hedychium thyrsiforme 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).