About Butterfly ginger
Butterfly ginger is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Butterfly ginger likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.
Butterfly ginger belongs to the hedychium genus, and is native to India and the Eastern Himalayas to Jawa.
Also known as
White garland-lily and White ginger lily
How to care for Butterfly ginger
Butterfly ginger needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Butterfly ginger love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Butterfly ginger does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Butterfly ginger after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.