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Flower[edit]. Flowers produce ample nectar that attracts pollinators, most prevalent of which are hummingbirds.


Heliconia, also popularly known as lobster-claw, wild plantain or false bird-of- paradise, is a beautiful flower with multi-color bracts and varied flower structure.


Sep 14, 2012 ... A bract is a leaf structure at the base of a flower. The heliconia's flowers are tiny and found inside these bracts, which are so large and colorful ...


Mar 13, 2015 ... Tropical flowers never fail to astound and amaze with their forms and colors. Lobster claw plant (Heliconia rostrata) is no exception, with large, ...


57 Products ... An absolutely stunning heliconia with dark green foliage and red and white flowers. Good under-story plant. Great as cut flowers and as pot plants.


Heliconia chartacea, Sexy Scarlet or. Marissa. Smaller than Sexy Pink, but otherwise the same, a bit darker and very popular. Flowers year round. Very.


The actual heliconia flower is fairly insignificant. What most people would call the 'flower' is actually a group of colourful specialised leaves, called bracts.


Heliconias are excellent cut flowers. To extend the bloom's life, cut off the bottom 12 inches of the stem; then submerge the flowers and foliage in tepid water for ...


Heliconia Flower Heliconia is also known by a variety of common names including lobster-claws, wild plantains or false bird-of-paradise. The last name refers to ...