'Castanza'

 

 

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Cultivar epithet:  'Castanza'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia stricta

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 3 to 5 distichous bracts, pale pink on cheek, yellow and base and along keel and lip, green along median and distal lip and tip, basal bract with green along distal keel; rachis yellow with green tint proximally; sepals green distally with small white tip, white proximally; ovary and pedicel white.
Vegetation musoid. Height 0.9 to 1.2 m (3 to 4 feet).

Nominant:  F. Berry (1988)

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

 


Heliconia stricta 'Castanza'

 

  

 

 

 

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