Heliconia vellerigera growing herbaceous rhizome of the genus Heliconia also known as Fuzzy Heliconia, Heliconia vellerigera perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, grow in tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 12b+.
Leaves color green in oval, the size can be 0.5-2 m.
Heliconia vellerigera flowers
Flower color yellow the flowers small and insignificants bracts color red with hair like velvet, bracts grow on the spikes in a shape of triangle, the bracts full of water and attracts hummingbird.
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Requirements for Heliconia vellerigera growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed /Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes (to get the color that you want
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Dead leaves and flower spikes
Size of the plant?
1.5-6 m, 5-19 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower:
Yellow flowers small and insignificants bracts color red with hair like velvet, bracts grow on the spikes in a shape of triangle, the bracts full of water and attracts hummingbird