Heliconia Rostrata Plant. Temperatures of 70 degrees fahrenheit and above are ideal. Heliconia plants are native to tropical forests, so they prefer warm and fairly humid conditions.
Can be grown between 2 to 4 meters & 1 to 2 meters spread. Heliconia rostrata is a rhizomatous, tropical plant with striking, pendulant, waxy bracts of red with yellow and green tips. The plant grows in an upright habit with the flower bracts arranged in terminal pendant racemes.