'Kauai Morning Sun'



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Cultivar epithet:  'Kauai Morning Sun'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia orthotricha

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 5 to 7 distichous bracts, light orange-red with green lip subtended by a narrow black line, green tip, relatively non-pubescent; rachis pale yellow; sepals green with a whitish-yellow tip. Vegetation musoid, with glabrous petioles. Height 1.2 m (3.9 feet).

Publication:  Yamakawa, R.M., T.T. Sekioka, F.R. Matsuno, R.E. Paull, C.A. Bobisud and S.A. Ferreira. 1999. Three new cultivars of Heliconia orthotricha: ‘Kauai Morning Sun’, ‘Kauai Christmas’, and ‘Kauai Sunset’. Cooperative Extension Service/CTAHR, Honolulu, Hawaii.





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