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Cultivar epithet:  'Mildred'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia mathiasiae

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 3 to 9 distichous bracts, red, some with orange tint near base, basal bracts usually with green keel, tip, and leaflet; rachis red; sepals yellow, often with red near ovary; ovary dark red to crimson on top and distal half, shading to lighter red below; pedicel red to pink. Vegetation zingiberoid. Height 0.5 to 4.6 m (1.5 to 15 feet).

Nominant:  F. Berry and J. Kress (1991)

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


Heliconia mathiasiae 'Mildred'
Heliconia mathiasiae 'Mildred'





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