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Heliconia Caribaea Gold

550.00 250.00

A beautiful tight clumping, upright heliconia with bright yellow bracts with green tips which grows 12′ to 16 ‘ high. The inflorescence can carry over 20 bracts under ideal growing conditions. Bracts are yellow or golden yellow, shading to cream with greenish tint towards tip and along keel. Leaves are covered with white waxy coating on the undersides as well as the stems like all the Caribaeas. Requires warm position to thrive.

Typical height: 3.60 to 4.80m
Climate: Prefers tropical or subtropical climates.
Light conditions:  Full sun to 40% shade
Growth habit: Upright, tidy
Growing conditions: Moist well drained soil, rich in organic matter
Flowers: April to December