Highly desirable garden plants from the Ginger Family with attractive foliage and very showy flowers. Most of the species are pleasantly fragrant and enliven the garden by attracting butterflies and moths.Some of the species are cold hardy, and deciduous during the winter months.
(Red Butterfly Lily) Stout leafy canes upto 1.5 m. high. Leaves 25 cm. long with red under surface. Dense terminal head of large fiery orange-red flowers with dark red lip and red filaments. Certainly one of the finest among the Ginger Lilies. Cold hardy.
Mature dormant flowering size rhizomes offered.
Loves well drained potting compost with grit, loam and leaf mulch mixed in equal parts. Feed and water well during growing period. Keep moist during dormancy. Prefers 50% light though few can tolerate up to 70%.