Category: Heliconias

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Lobster Claw Heliconia

There are many species and hybrid Heliconias in the nursery trade. The most recognized Heliconia and the most asked for Heliconia by far is Heliconia rostrata. This is also the one most commonly referred to as the Lobster Claw Heliconia. It is one of the only Heliconia’s on the market whose flower is pendant. That…
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June 5, 2022 0

Under The Jakfruit Tree

A quick note highlighting two new Heliconia plants for sale at Richard Lyons Nursery. The first is, Heliconia champneana, a cultivar with large upright yellow orange bracts with red splotches, appropriately named ‘Splash’. The second is a very large plant, attaining a height of 10-12 feet, Heliconia caribae x H. bihai ‘Black Magic’. This is…
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July 5, 2020 0

Under The Jakfruit Tree

The most recognized Heliconia and the most asked for Heliconia by far is Heliconia rostrata. This is also the one most commonly referred to as the Lobster Claw Heliconia. It is one of the only Heliconia’s on the market whose flower is pendant. That is, it hangs down as opposed to being upright. It has…
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May 24, 2020 0