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RubeeRubee Posts: 7,706

please can someone tell me what to do with ginger lily roots ?

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  • Paul B3Paul B3 Posts: 2,964

    Hello Rubee

    Hedychiums are not completely hardy in the UK ; I had some outside for a few years ; lifted and stored in large pots throughout the winter of 2009/10 where we had (in Lincolnshire) five consecutive nights of -12C  , only attaining the giddy heights of -6C during the daytime .

    If in pots , store frost free but not too dry during the winter . 

    PS  Very attractive plants .

  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 31,605

    If you can keep cannas and dahlias in the ground over the winter, you should be ok with Hedychiums. 

    I'm in very wet Devon, so I wouldn't dare try them all winter, but I know folk locally who do.

    Devon.
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