Heliconia caribaea x bihai 'Jacquinii'10
Heliconia caribaea x bihai 'Jacquinii'1

Heliconia caribaea x bihai
'Jacquinii'
(Caribbean Heliconia)
USDA Zone: 10B - 11
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Origin: West Indies
Type: Herbaceous perennial

Typical Height: 8’-12’
(4.5-7.6mts)
Typical Spread: 15’-20’
(4.5-6.0mts)

Growth: Fast
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Salt Tolerance: Medium
Wind Tolerance: N/A
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: Reddish orange and yellow
Flowering Season: Spring; Summer
Flower Feature: Showy
Light Needs: Medium High
Nutritional Needs: Medium
Human Hazards: None
Family: Heliconiaceae
Propagation: Division
Leaf Type: Simple
Texture: Coarse
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
7G (4’OA)
15G (6’OA)

Typical planting distance:
4’ O.C.
(1.2mts)

Common Uses: Specimen plant
Category: Large Shrubs

Notes: Tall clumping with bold foliage and massive flowers on second year stalks


+ In this Photo:
Heliconia caribaea x bihai
'Jacquinii'
(Caribbean Heliconia)
10' OA Height


All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
January 2014
Miami
Florida USA


Sources:
Betrock’s
Reference Guide to
Florida Landscape Plants

Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners,
landscapers and homeowners.

Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://www.montosogardens.com/heliconia_caribaea_x_bihai_jacquinii.htm

http://heliconiasocietypr.org/jacquinii.htm

http://www.excelsagardens.com/Products/EGPlantDetails.asp?PLANTDETAILSID=4106