Rostrata is the most classic pendent heliconia, native to Tropical America, in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. This is an average-sized clone. It reaches 1,5-2,2 m in height. It can be grown in large pots. Mature plants flower in July-October. Inflorescences last a long time and make excellent cut flowers. Sensitive to frost.
We ship healthy field-grown rhizomes with at least two active growing points. Rhizomes will be dormant or growing according to the different seasons.
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|Minimum winter temperature||5 ºC to 15 ºC|