Heliconia collinsiana
RED HANGING HELICONIA
Musaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
3m
Plant habit
 
3m

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Flowers: red & gold

Flowering Time: late spring to mid autumn

Leaves: mid green; flushed silver-grey
 
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Heliconia collinsiana
RED HANGING HELICONIA
Musaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
3m
Plant habit
 
3m

FEATURES

Flowers: red & gold

Flowering Time: late spring to mid autumn

Leaves: mid green; flushed silver-grey


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, oriental, contemporary & coastal designs

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

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: hummingbird






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