'Bob Wilson'

 

 

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Cultivar epithet:  'Bob Wilson

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia stricta

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 4 to 5 distichous bracts, red with green line along distal lip and some yellow along keel; rachis red; sepals dark green distally with green-white tip, white proximally; ovary and pedicel white. Vegetation musoid, leaves with undulating margins, usually with maroon midrib on upper and lower surfaces when young. Height 1.2 to 2.4 m (4 to 8 feet).

Nominant:  D. Carli (1989)

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

 

Heliconia stricta 'Bob Wilson'
Heliconia stricta 'Bob Wilson'

 

  

 

 

 

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