Alpinias are very showy and fragrant flowers, which are botanically an inflorescence forming a gigantic ball of flowers.
Hedychiums are great if you want to add height and structure to border combinations. You don’t have to wait long for these towering upright perennial superstars to make an impact, they reach full size in just one season, plus they grow back for another fantastic show every year thereafter too. Despite being tall, they have a narrow footing so don’t take up too much room – they quite like to be planted close so you can really pack them in to make bold blocks in planting schemes for a really full and professional-looking border display.
Despite their incredibly exotic and impressive looks, growing Ginger Lilies is easier than you might think. They just need a good sunny spot in the garden with a nice rich soil and they will be very happy. Hedychiums are very strong, their chunky stems support themselves well, so there’s little need for staking