Heliconia is a genus of about 200 species known for its quintessentially tropical inflorescences and large, exotic green leaves. Blooms are incredibly colourful and often pollinated by hummingbirds.
Gingers are a family, Zingiberaceae, with about 1.300 species and some are well-known ornamentals, spices and medicines.
Heliconias and gingers are tropical herbaceous plants with underground stem. Many species are sensitive to frost, but some originate in colder habitats and will do well in a Mediterranean climate. A few also tolerate snow and frost. We ship healthy field-grown rhizomes with at least two active growing points.
Wild banana tree native to the limestone hills close to Bau, in Sarawak with slender pseudostems and ornamental lush foliage. Mature clumps are particularly attractive, because they keep many slender "trees" that will happily live together without too much overcrowding.
h=40-60 cm - Cont. 22 cm. The famous "Traveller's tree" of Madagascar is an icon of tropical gardening of all times. It is a palm-like tree holding a crown of majestic, large banana-leaves, arranged as a giant fan. Flowers are strelitzia-like.
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