Heliconia stricta cv. Iris Bannochie - Heliconiaceae

               ( Named after Iris Bannochie the founder of the Andromeda Botanical Gardens - Barbados )

                Growing 5' to 10 ' ( 1.5 m to 3.0 m ) high in full sun to light shade.

                This is one of healthiest and richest blooming varieties suitable for cut flower production.

                Inflorescence consisting of 4 to 8 pure red bracts which have a thin green to orange line along lip.

                Sepals dark emerald-green with contrasting white tips.

                A very attractive medium sized Heliconia which for some reason seems to be less known than it should be.

                Easy to grow and capable to adjust to less suitable conditions.

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