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Heliconia orthotricha
Scientific Name: Heliconia orthotricha L. Andersson
Synonym:
Family: Heliconiaceae
Heliconia  orthotricha
Heliconia orthotricha 'Eden Pink'
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 24,25
USDA: 10b-12

Sun Exposure: Part shade to full sun

Origin: Northern South America (Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru), up to 4000 feet elevation (1200 m)

Growth Habits: Evergreen perennial, from 3 to 16 feet tall (0.9 to 4.8 m)

Watering Needs: Abundant water, needs heavy feeding in rich soil

Propagation: Division, seeds


Blooming Habits:
Upright bloom, 5 to 7 prink, maroon, red and green bracts covered with velvety hairs. Excellent cut flowers

Fruiting Habits:


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