Heliconia stricta 'Iris' (Heliconiaceae) 


    'Iris' is a beautiful bright red winter and spring (December through March) blooming heliconia.  It is similar to Heliconia stricta 'Valentine', but the plant and flower are larger.  A vigorous plant and prolific bloomer, 5-6 feet tall.  Can grow in partial shade to full sun.  Bracts are pure red, with a thin green border. 










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