Heliconia x nickeriensis ( H.psittacorum x H.marginata )
A widely cultivated medium size Heliconia which grows 4' to 8' ( 1.2 m to 2.4 m ) in full sun to 40% of shade.
Inflorescence upright, later semi pendant consisting of 5 to 9 bracts. Pinkish red over most
of bract, yellow on lip and tip. Rachis yellow while sepals are golden-yellow.
Blooming from June to November. Easy to grow Heliconia with a tolerance to over-watering and wet soil conditions.