'Orange Christmas'

 

 

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Cultivar epithet:  'Orange Christmas'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia angusta

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 7 to 11 distichous bracts, orange with greenish-yellow tint along lip and on tip; rachis orange; sepals greenish distally and yellowish basally; ovary and pedicel
yellow. Vegetation musoid. Height 1.2 to 3 m (4 to 10 feet).

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

 

Heliconia angusta 'Orange Christmas'
Heliconia angusta 'Orange Christmas'
 

  

 

 

 

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