Heliconia rostrata
LOBSTER CLAW, PARROT'S BEAK
Musaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
4m
Plant habit
 
2m

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Flowers: red & yellow

Flowering Time: late summer to mid autumn

Leaves: dark green
 
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Heliconia rostrata
LOBSTER CLAW, PARROT'S BEAK
Musaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
4m
Plant habit
 
2m

FEATURES

Flowers: red & yellow

Flowering Time: late summer to mid autumn

Leaves: dark green


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical & contemporary designs

Uses: informal screen, mass planting, accents, cut flowers, border, poolside

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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