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Heliconia schiedeana - Claw Flower


Heliconia schiedeana - Claw Flower (Heliconia schiedeana - Claw Flower)

An emerging claw flower in the rain forest area at Quail Botanical Gardens. Photo taken on Nov. 2, 2010.



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I do like these!

3 Nov, 2010

 

Meanie:

So many Heliconia species/varieties are so exotic looking. They're the epitome of the tropics.

3 Nov, 2010

 

Or, for me, the botanic gardens in Oxford!!

3 Nov, 2010

 

its lovely..........

3 Nov, 2010

 

Meanie:

That'll work! The greenhouse has a tropical atmosphere.
:>)

3 Nov, 2010

 

Milky:

Thanks! :>)

3 Nov, 2010

 

Love this one palmate gone to favorites :o))

4 Nov, 2010

 

Thanks! Glad you liked it!

4 Nov, 2010

 

Absolutely stunning.

8 Jun, 2017

 

Yes, the flowers can be extremely showy. There's hundreds of species and varieties. I used to have several other species and varieties. They died during the 7 year drought, which ended in 2005.

8 Jun, 2017

 

That is terrible loosing them to the 7 year drought such a shame you lost so many .

8 Jun, 2017

 

Yes, I regret it! :>(( I can't find those Heliconia species and varieties anymore.

9 Jun, 2017

 

I be you regret such a shame you cant find the other species have you tried looking on the net .

9 Jun, 2017

 

No, I haven't tried replacing them. A friend gave those Heliconias originally. I only have the dwarf one of all those varieties my friend gave me.

12 Jun, 2017

 

You have a good friend then .

12 Jun, 2017

 

Yes, a good friend that's given me many plants over the years.

13 Jun, 2017

 

Thsts been very kind do you ever swop plants there.

13 Jun, 2017

 

Yes, I do trade plants, sometimes.

My friend gave this Heliconia in the mid-80's. I gave some to my dad, later when I moved many years ago...my dad gave me the some plants back. It's always good to give people you know plants, just in case you need some back. LOL!

20 Jun, 2017

 

Lol Thats is very true.

Its nice to swop with your dad then your dad given you some plants back.

20 Jun, 2017

 

Yes, my dad and I have been doing this for years. :>))

20 Jun, 2017

 

Thats great you both have a bond with plants

20 Jun, 2017

 

Yes, we're definitely plant people.

22 Jun, 2017

 

22 Jun, 2017



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