Heliconia bihai 
'Giant Lobster Claw' (Heliconiaceae)


    As the name says, 'Giant Lobster Claw' is a giant!  The plant is erect and clumping, from 12-15 feet tall.  The inflorescence can be over 2 feet long.  Bracts are rosy pink, fading into yellow at the rachis, with a thick green border.  Blooms from December to May.  Can grow in partial shade to full sun.   




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