Fragrant flowering. Long blue-green leaves and white and yellow flowers. Bag of 10 seeds.
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Hedychium Coronarium or Longose Blanc, is very appreciated for its fragrant flowering. It can reach 2 m high.
The flowers are white and yellow to orange red petioles.
The leaves are long blue-green colour which can reach 60 cm long and 10 cm wide. The foliage is persistent if the plant is not exposed to the gel.
Hardiness zone : -5ºC to-10ºC in winter. Prefers warmth and a climate without Frost, although its rhizome can survive temperatures as low as-10 ° C. You can cultivate pot if your climate is too harsh. For best results, prefer a rich, moist, well drained soil. It will become high if you grow the shade, it can however tolerate full sun. The protégfer of cold winds.
Germination : soak the seeds in hot water for 2 hours. This soaking softens the shell of the seed and freeing up the seed chemical inhibitors that can prevent germination. Plant in a pot filled of compost for seed. Keep the pot hot, between 20ºC and 25ºC. After sowing, well expose it to light and in moist soil, germination take about to 2 to 6 weeks at least. The plant will be in better health if you grow the more cool than in a high heat.