Common name: Christmas heliconia
Height at maturity: 70 centimeters
Plant type: tropical plant
Flower color: red, white
Type of soil: heathland, humus
Use: in the garden, in pots
Diseases and Pests:-
Storage of seeds: 4 years in a dry place away from light at 3/4°C (refrigerator)
This heliconia is one of the smallest and reaches a height of 70 centimeters.
It is a beautiful tropical plant that produces an inflorescence of flowers called bracts in white and red colors.
Although it is possible to grow it in the ground in the garden, it is preferable to grow it in a pot and bring it indoors for the winter.
In temperate climates, flowering extends from May to August and even all year round in good conditions.