Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2022, Vol. 49 ›› Issue (S1): 141-142.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2022-0165

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A New Hedychium Cultivar‘Nichang’

BAO Ping1,2,CAI Bangping1,2,*,GAO Xiaokun3,XIE Yuxuan1,2,CAI Changfu2,WANG Mengyuan1,2,WANG Jinying2,DING Youfang2,and CHEN Boyi2   

  1. (1College of Landscape Architecture and Art,Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University,Fuzhou 350002,China;2Xiamen Botanical Garden,Xiamen,Fujian 361003,China;3Fujian Forestry Science and Technology Experiment Center,Nanjing,Fujian 363600,China)
  • Online:2022-08-25 Published:2022-08-18

Abstract: The new cultivar Hedychium‘Nichang’was selected from F1 hybrids of female parent Hedychium coronarium and male parent H. coccineum var. aurantiacum‘Orange Brush’. The average height of mature plants of H.‘Nichang’is 73.0 cm,which is significantly lower than that of its female parent(258.3 cm)and male parent(170.1 cm). The fragrance of new cultivar floret is slightly lighter than that of its female parent. Floret colors of it is variegated,which are different from the single color of the parents:white or orange.

Key words: Hedychium, hybridization, cultivar

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