'St. Vincent Red'

 

 

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Cultivar epithet:  'St. Vincent Red'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia psittacorum

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 4 to 6 distichous bracts, bright to deep red shading to orange proximally; rachis orange distally shading to reddish proximally; sepals orange with indistinct green-black area distally; ovary orange distally, pale orange or yellow proximally; pedicel orange. Vegetation musoid. Height 0.8 to 1.8 m (2.5 to 6 feet).

Nominant:  I. Bannochie (1972?)

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

 


Heliconia psittacorum 'St. Vincent Red'



 

  

 

 

 

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