'Dorado Gold'



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Cultivar epithet:  'Dorado Gold'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia stricta

Description:  Erect inflorescence, 5 to 6 distichous bracts, yellow with slash of light pink on cheek, narrow green band on lip to tip, basal bract and second bract with green keel, rachis yellow, sepals white proximally and green distally with white tip, ovary and pedicel white.  Vegetation musoid.  Height 3 to 5 feet.

Nominant:  D. Carli (1989)

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


Heliconia stricta 'Dorado Gold'






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