'Black Magic'

 

 

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Cultivar epithet:  'Black Magic'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia caribaea

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 10 to 14 distichous bracts, dark burgundy with red at base, green on distal lip and tip; rachis red; sepals white basally to green distally; ovary and pedicel white. Vegetation musoid, with white waxy coating on shoot, petiole
and lower leaf surface. Height 3.6 to 4.9 m (12 to 16 feet).

Nominant:  D. Carli

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

 

Heliconia caribaea 'Black Magic'
Heliconia caribaea 'Black Magic'

 

  

 

 

 

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