'Costa Flores'

 

 

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Cultivar epithet:  'Costa Flores'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia hirsuta

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 6 to 8 distichous bracts, red with red rachis; sepals yellow with black band distally, tip white; ovary red on distal half and yellow below; pedicel yellow. Vegetation zingiberoid. Height 0.9 to 1.8 m (3 to 6 feet).

Nominant:  F. Berry (1988)

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

 

Heliconia hirsuta 'Costa Flores'
Heliconia hirsuta 'Costa Flores'

 

  

 

 

 

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