(3m) Heliconia bihai ‘Kawika’. Dark orange yellow tipped claws Compact growing. These will take warm frost free temperate conditions & are proven flowerers in Perth WA so will flower at least north of the Sydney-Perthline. Sent as strong rhizomes ready to go in the ground…with sensible preparation. If you do not know what a rhizome is please check with us or read below. These are easy growing hardy varieties. Sent as rhizomes.
PS Heliconias are sent in the rhizome form. This is the starch filled thickened root tissue from they which they shoot. Once they shoot in warm weather they grow rapidly & the rhizome thickens & expands even more…so the plant gradually expands with the rhizome. These rhizomes are mostly fist to half fist size. Expect long flowering from early summer to late autumn & luxuriant broad tropical foliage.