'Petra'

 

 

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Cultivar epithet:  'Petra'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia psittacorum

Description:  Erect inflorescence, 3 to 5 distichous bracts, red with orange rachis, sepals orange with distal black or green band and orange tip, ovary and pedicel orange.  Similar to 'Andromeda', but larger.  Vegetation musoid.  Height 3 to 9 feet.

Nominant:  B. Ramsaroop? (1999)

Publication:  Stokes Tropicals. 1999. Catalog. New Iberia, Louisiana.

 

 
Heliconia psittacorum 'Petra'

 

  

 

 

 

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