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Heliconia angusta Christmas Holiday, Heliconia vaginalis, Christmas Holiday

Heliconia angusta Christmas Holiday, Heliconia vaginalis

Christmas Holiday
Family: Heliconiaceae
Origin: Brazil
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

This variety is commonly called the Christmas heliconia because its red and white inflorescences emerging during the winter Holiday season, although the plant will bloom throughout the rest of the year as well. Wild populations, which are native to southeastern Brazil, are classified as vulnerable. It is a beautiful tropical garden plant and horticultural specimen.


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Heliconia angusta Christmas Holiday, Heliconia vaginalis, Christmas Holiday
Heliconia angusta Christmas Holiday, Heliconia vaginalis, Christmas Holiday
Heliconia angusta Christmas Holiday, Heliconia vaginalis, Christmas Holiday


Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/heliconia_christmas.htm