'Petite'

 

 

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Cultivar epithet:  'Petite'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia stricta

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 3 to 4 distichous bracts, pink-orange with red base, green on lip and keel, pale yellow beneath green on lip; rachis dark red; sepals dark green distally with white tip, white below; ovary and pedicel white. Vegetation musoid. Height 0.6 to 1.1 m (2 to 3.5 feet).

Nominant:  F. Berry (1988)

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

  

 

 

 

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