Plant ID forum: 3 (Heliconias); 3 red Gingers for ID

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Name: Cheryl
Kingwood, Texas (Zone 9a)
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ShadyGreenThumb
May 4, 2015 10:16 AM CST
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And this one, too.


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Name: Jean
Prairieville, LA (Zone 9a)
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Moonhowl
May 4, 2015 10:56 AM CST
Plant #1 and plant #3 are Heliconias. #1 looks like H orthotrichus or possibly H stricta and #3 looks like H rostrata without the flowers it is hard to know exactly "who" they are.

http://www.towenmounttropicals.com.au/Gallery/heliconias.htm...


#2 is probably a Heliconia also. Look at H bourgeana, possibly a cultivar.
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Name: Cheryl
Kingwood, Texas (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas Greenhouse Composter Plant Identifier Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Amaryllis
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ShadyGreenThumb
May 4, 2015 11:18 AM CST
Thanks!! I tip my hat to you.
Life is short, Break the rules, Forgive quickly, Kiss slowly, Love Truly, Laugh
uncontrollably, And never regret anything that made you Smile.
Name: Jean
Prairieville, LA (Zone 9a)
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Moonhowl
May 4, 2015 11:23 AM CST
You are very welcome. At least you have a place to start looking... Smiling
Name: Dave Paul
Puna, HI (Zone 10b)
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Metrosideros
May 4, 2015 1:38 PM CST
#1 Heliconia bihai 'Jaquinii'.

#2 Heliconia caribaea 'Purpurea'.

#3 Heliconia rostrata.

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