Heliconia excelsa 'Long Maroon'
Excellent giant pendent with white leaves
Endemic to Ecuador's Amazonian lowlands, this Heliconia is listed as a Vulnerable species (one category away from being Endangered) by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Habitat destruction is the main threat to the survival of this species.
Inflorescence: Pendent and distichous
Height: 10 to 16 ft
Light: Full sun to partial shade
Native Distribution: Ecuador