Heliconia caribaea ‘Purpurea’ : Large Heliconia

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‘Purpurea’, also known as Heliconia caribaea ‘Red’, is the red form of Heliconia caribaea. Bracts are bright red with a thin yellow lip. The plant is vigorous, erect and clumping, from 8-10 feet tall. Heliconia caribaea ‘Purpurea’ can grow in partial shade to full sun.

Heliconia caribaea syn. Heliconia bihai 

Photo: JBP, Singapore 20120529

Source: Wikipedia

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