'Peter Bacon'



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Cultivar epithet:  'Peter Bacon'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia psittacorum

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 3 to 5 distichous bracts, green proximally shading to cream and pink distally; rachis green; sepals orange with distal black band and white tip; ovary yellow; pedicel yellow to yellow-green. Vegetation musoid. Height 0.8 to 1.5 m (2.5 to 5 feet).

Nominant:  F. Berry (1987)

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





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