Hedychium gardnerianum is simply gorgeous - the quintessential ginger lily.
Each inflorescence holds up to 50 exquisite little flowers - individually pretty as an orchid with a heady sweet scent - over luxuriantly exotic foliage.
From the family Zingiberaceae, an aromatic plant, originating in India, growing to 3 meters.
Plant in half shade.
Minimum temperature -10°C.
In Europe it flowers in September.
Bulbs are edible but don't eat this prize winning, flowering, ginger bulb.