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Heliconia Champneiana ”Splash” – 5 seeds


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Common name: Heliconia champneiana
Family: Heliconiaceae
Origin: Central and South America
Height at maturity: 1.5 to 4 meters
Hardiness: 5°C
Exposure: partial shade
Plant type: tropical plant
Vegetation: perennial
Foliage: evergreen
Flowering: spring
Flower color: yellow – red
Type of soil: heathland, humus
Watering: regular
Use: in the garden, in pots, conservatories, greenhouses
Diseases and Pests:-
Toxicity: –

Storage of seeds: 2 years in a dry place away from light at 3/4°C (refrigerator)

Heliconias are surprising plants with multiple ornamental qualities.

The champneiana variety produces an inflorescence of about fifteen yellow bracts variegated with red. The plant reaches a size between 1.5 and 4 meters high. The pot culture will contain its size but its inflorescence will be even more generous.

Be careful, however, that grown outside its area of ​​origin, this plant will need a monthly supply of fertilizer to develop properly.

Flowering extends from spring to August and even all year round in good conditions, such as in a heated veranda.

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