'Cinnamon Twist'

 

 

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Cultivar epithet:  'Cinnamon Twist'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia bihai x spathocircinata

Description:  Erect inflorescence, 5 to 7 spiral bracts, red with yellow or yellow and green stripes along lip and tip, golden yellow inside bract, rachis scarlet, sepals greenish yellow distally and white to yellow below, ovary white or pale green and pedicel yellow.  Vegetation musoid, lower surface with scarlet midrib and scarlet on stem.  Height 5 to 11 feet.

Nominant:  D. Carli (1988)

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

 

 
Heliconia bihai x spathocircinata ' Cinnamon Twist'

 

  

 

 

 

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