'Andromeda'

 

 

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Cultivar epithet:  'Andromeda'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia psittacorum

Description:  Erect inflorescence, 3 to 5 distichous bracts, orange to red on the outer surface, the inner surface red shading to orange proximally, rachis orange, orange with red infusion, or green, sepals orange with distal black or green band and orange tip, ovary dark orange distally and light orange or orange-yellow below, pedicel orange.  Vegetation musoid.  Height 1.5 to 9 feet.

Nominant:  A. Will and H. Donselman (1977)

Publication:  Berry, F. and W.J. Kress. 1991. Heliconia: An identification guide. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington.

 

 
Heliconia psittacorum 'Andromeda'

 

  

 

 

 

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