Heliconia rostrata (Hanging Lobster Claw)
This classic Heliconia with pendent inflorescence grows 5' to 20 ' ( 1.50m to 6.0m ) high in full
sun to 50 % of shade.
A widely cultivated species which originates from Peru and Ecuador.
Inflorescence up to 3'( 0.90m ) or more long, comprising up to 35 bracts.
Blooms throughout the year and is suitable for planting in containers or larger pots.
Adapts well to subtropical climate and soil conditions of lesser quality.