Heliconia platystachys
(Heliconiaceae)
 

 

    Heliconia platystachys is sometimes called 'Sexy Orange'.  It is a beautiful hanging heliconia.  Flowers are long, with red-orange bracts tipped with bright yellow.  It grows 8-10 feet tall.  Blooms from July through November.  It is a produces prolific amounts of bright blue fruits, and the seeds germinate readily.

 

 



 

 

   

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