'Dwarf Wag'

 

 

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Cultivar epithet:  'Dwarf Wag'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia stricta

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 6 to 8 distichous bracts, red-pink on cheek, green on keel, lip and tip, yellow at upper base, yellow-cream at lower base; rachis yellow-cream; sepals green on distal third with white tip and white below; ovary and pedicel white. Vegetation musoid; usually maroon over most of upper midrib, lower midrib with maroon along sides or maroon spots at petiole only. Height 0.6 to 1.2 m (2 to 4 feet).

Nominant:  F. Berry and J. Kress (1991)

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

  

 

 

 

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