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Heliconia (dark red)

Family Name: Heliconiaceae
Full Sun: 6-8h Semi-Shade Lots of Water Ornamental Flowers Herbaceous

Name

Family Name
Genus Epithet
Infraspecific Epithet
Name Status (botanical)

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Division Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Monocotyledon)
Plant Growth Form Herbaceous Plant

Biogeography

Local Conservation Status Exotic

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Flowers

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Semi-Shade, Full Sun
Water Preference Lots of Water
Plant Growth Rate Fast

Foliar

Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green
Leaf Area Index (LAI) for Green Plot Ratio 3.5 (Shrub & Groundcover - Monocot)

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower Colour(s) Red, Orange

Image Repository

Images

Others

Master ID 771
Species ID 2066
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Species record last updated on: 13 September 2021.
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