'Halloween'

 

 

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Cultivar epithet:  'Halloween'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia hirsuta

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 6 to 7 distichous bracts, orange, sometimes shading distally to light red, basal bract sometimes with green tip; rachis orange, changing to green proximally at inflorescence base; sepals orange with green-black distal band
and white tip; ovary red distally and yellow-orange proximally; pedicel orange. Vegetation zingiberoid. Height 0.9 to 1.5 m (3 to 5 feet).

Nominant:  F. Berry (1988)

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

 

Heliconia hirsuta 'Halloween'
Heliconia hirsuta 'Halloween'

  

 

 

 

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