'Tim Plowman'

 

 

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Cultivar epithet:  'Tim Plowman'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia zebrina

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 5 to 7 distichous bracts, red, upper bracts with small white patch at base; rachis red; sepals light green on distal third to white proximally; ovary light green on distal half to white proximally; pedicel white. Vegetation musoid; upper surface dark green with contrasting greenish-white midrib, lower surface maroon with darker maroon midrib. Height 1.2 m (4
feet).

Nominant:  F. Berry and D. Sucre (1989)

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



 

  

 

 

 

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