Common name: Heliconia Kawauchi
Botanical name: Heliconia Bihai x Caribaea Kawauchi
Heliconia Kawauchi is a fast growing variety of heliconia that grows to approximately 3.5 – 4.5 meters tall, is often used to provide a lush screen from your neighbours and is considered the best landscaping heliconia. They love full sun to part shade and look great in creating a sub tropical look and feel in your garden. Heliconia Kawauchi are often planted with other tropical plants including Palms, Cordylines, Crotons, Philodendrons and Gingers. Heliconia Kawauchi flowers with rich red and yellow bracts and is often used for large cut flower arrangements.