'Red Waxy'

 

 

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Cultivar epithet:  'Red Waxy'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia pendula

Description:  Pendent inflorescence; 5 to 11 distichous to spiral bracts, dull red or pink; rachis pink; sepals white; ovary and pedicel white. Vegetation musoid, white waxy coating on stem, petiole, and lower leaf surface. Height 1.2 to 4.9 m (4 to 16
feet).

Nominant:  F. Berry (1988)

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

 

Heliconia pendula 'Red Waxy'
Heliconia pendula 'Red Waxy'

 

  

 

 

 

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