Heliconia orthotricha x stricta Rosa Rhizome
New variation through sexual reproduction, seedling from Orthotricha 'Lehua' x Stricta 'Firebird'
At The Tropical Flower Stores we call these seeds clues of nature. Seeds come from an Orthotricha. Some seedlings develop into visible characteristics of a Stricta.
*Based on our observations (Orthotricha x Other, etc) ; Could give observable characteristics of one or the other, phenotype of the other/species or variations.
By observing the picture you may be quick to conclude you have in front of you a pure Stricta. Background knowledge, will provide you with an informed observation of the true origin of the plant/bloom.
Inflorescence; Upright and Distichous.
Height; 4 to 9 feet tall.
Needs; Indirect sunlight to shade.