The white and scented species is Hedychium coronarium. It belongs to Zingiberaceae (Ginger) family. The plant blooms very profusely from summer to end of monsoon. Outside this period also flowers appear on and off.
|1||White Ginger Lily, Sontakka – Plant|
|2||5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
Our Camia plant (also called White Ginger) continued to bloom profusely with the The White ginger lily (Hedychium coronarium) is originally from the Himalayas angouba in Manipuri, sontaka in Marathi, and suruli sugandhi in Kannada.
|Plant Height||18 inch (46 cm)|
|Plant Spread||5 inch (13 cm)|
|Common Name||Butterfly lily|
|Maximum Reachable Height||3 to 6 feet|
|Bloom Time||Seasonal bloomer|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
Planting And Care
They are winged and are capable of flight. Thrips cause immense damage to tender shoots and flower buds. Thrips have saw-like mouth parts with which they rasp the parts of plant and suck the juice. The affected parts look as if they are burnt.
White Ginger Lily Care
Plants need deep fertile soil. Plants like moist and cool weather – especially during blooming period. The plants require plenty of water from April – November.
|Temperature||60 to 75 degrees C|
|Fertilizer||Apply any organic fertilizer|
White Ginger Lily Special Feature
Borde Container plants.
White Ginger Lily Uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose