'Maya Blood'

 

 

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Cultivar epithet:  'Maya Blood'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia champneianana

Description:  Erect inflorescence, 6 to 15 distichous bracts, dark to light red, often with orange on proximal cheek, basal bract often green.  Rachis red to reddish-orange, sepals orange distally, changing to yellowish-white proximally, ovary and pedicel white.  Vegetation musoid, lower surface often with red or maroon midrib.  Height 7 to 13 feet.

Nominant:  H. Bullis (1987)

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

 

 
Heliconia champneiana 'Maya Blood'

 

  

 

 

 

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