8 thoughts on “The Whole Plant – Hedychium – Butterfly Ginger Lily

        1. It’s in a shady place ‘facing’ north and backed by trees. It is about thirty feet from a small stream, and the earth path that runs by it is usually on the slightly damp side. All of which makes me realise something that until now just zipped over my head – which is that it likes damp, shady conditions. 🙂


  1. Also, that tree in behind to the left looks suspiciously like HopHornBeam – an understory tree that grows under the Maples and Basswood in our hedgerow here – and while it can take a lack of moisture at times (like right now in mid-late summer) there’s nothing much growing at their feet either…


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