Bird of Paradise- Heliconia angusta ‘Red Christmas’           Heliconia angusta 'Red Christmas' 

A versatile landscaping plant & exceptional underplanting specimen which is ideal for the tropical look and great in containers and as cut flowers.

A striking Heliconia that has lush, dark green foliage and upright, colourful, bicolor bracts of red and white. Very Christmas-sy!!

The bracts (flowers) last much of the year and it has a tight, clumping growth habit. Plant in moist, rich, well drained soil and water & fertilise regularly. Protect from all frost and trim off old stems early spring.

Grade Height Indication Price Available Order
5 litre pot 65cm $55 14
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  • Requires afternoon shade, prefers filtered sunlight.
  • Medium wind tolerant.
  • Low wind tolerant.
  • Will manage a very light frost to -1C.
  • Grows to a height of 1 metres (approx).
  • Manages an indoor situation.
  • Perfect for screening or privacy.
  • Requires adequate moisture.
  • Manages coastal conditions well. Salt spray will cause minimal marking.
  • Enjoys a sheltered courtyard situation for mature tree size.
  • Happy with life in a pot
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