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Cultivar epithet:  'Darrell'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia hirsuta

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 8 to 9 distichous bracts, pale orange with dark red at base and tip; rachis dark red to maroon proximally and dark red distally, lower bracts dark green proximally; sepals light yellow to yellow with distal green band and white or yellow tip; ovary yellow on tip, green on distal half, and yellow below; pedicel pale green. Vegetation zingiberoid. Height 0.9 to 1.5 m (3 to 5 feet).

Nominant:  F. Berry (1988)
Publication:  Berry, F. and W.J. Kress. 1991. Heliconia: An identification guide. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington.


Heliconia hirsuta 'Darrell'






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