'Iris'

 

 

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Cultivar epithet:  'Iris'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia stricta

Description:  Erect inflorescence, 6 to 8 distichous bracts, red with a thin green lip and green line on distal keel.  Sepals green with white tip.  Vegetation musoid.  Height 5 to 10 feet.

Nominant:  B. Ramsaroop

Publication:  Ramsaroop, B. 1995. Heliconias in Guyana. Bull. HSI 7(3):11-12.

Stokes Tropicals.  2003-2004.  Guide/Catalog.  New Iberia, Louisiana. (Established as H. 'Iris Banochie' but corrected by ICRA; originally named 'Iris' in honor of the late Iris Bannochie)

 

 
Heliconia stricta 'Iris'

 

  

 

 

 

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