Heliconia platystachys (5.5 inch square pots)

Large plants reach about 9 to 12 ft. tall; maybe taller in shady conditions. Long pendant inflorescence with red and yellow spirally arranged bracts.  Full sun to partial shade.  Warm humid conditions. Best in areas that rarely fall below 50F or in a large greenhouse.  Plant in an area protected from wind; the leaves tear in very windy conditions.  Outdoors in USDA Zones 10B to 11. 

Certified to ship to all 50 US states.

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