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.

Heliconia vellerigera for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Heliconia vellerigera growing and care:

Rich soil

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:
?

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
?

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves and flower spikes

Size of the plant?
1.5-6 m, 5-19 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
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?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer

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

Scientific name:

Heliconia vellerigera

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