Heliconia bihai (Heliconiaceae) 


Heliconia bihai is the original "lobster claw" heliconia.  A prolific summer bloomer, bihai makes a good cut flower.  Somewhat invasive in the garden.  Bracts are a bright orange-red color with green tips and a thin white lip.  About 8-10 feet tall.  Can grow in partial shade to full sun. 













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