'Yellow Waltz'



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Cultivar epithet:  'Yellow Waltz'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia acuminata

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 5 to 6 distichous to slightly spiral bracts, yellow with green infusion along cheek, basal bract green on old inflorescences; rachis yellow; sepals yellow with distal green-black band and dusky white tip; ovary and pedicel yellow, turning greenish with age. Vegetation musoid; lower midrib slightly maroon on some, white waxy coating on lower surface of leaf blade. Height 0.9 to 1.2 m (3 to 4 feet).

Nominant:  F. Berry (1988)

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


Heliconia acuminata 'Yellow Waltz'






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