Heliconia indica cv. Spectabilis # 2
One of the most attractive foliage plants of the Heliconia group is this variety
which we have called Heliconia cv. Spectabilis #2 because the real botanic name is uncertain.
Like Heliconia " Spectabilis " this plant prefers filtered sunlight and will grow best in half shade.
Dark green leaves display white and pink striations with pink midrib, while the undersides are
Does most likely not grow as tall as "Spectabilis " and is harder to grow as it needs perfectly
well draining soil. Any over-watering and stagnant water will lead to the death of this showy
and uncommon Heliconia. Rhizomes are available in limited quantities.