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
    Growth: Clumping
    Native Distribution: Ecuador