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Heliconia stricta 'Jamaican Dwarf'


 Heliconia stricta 'Jamaican Dwarf' (Heliconia stricta 'Jamaican Dwarf')

I'm so excited! This is the first time in almost 11 years that I've had this dwarf Heliconia that it is going to bloom. :>) Photo taken May 8, 2013.



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Such a wonderful feeling, isnt it Delonix?...Enjoy...:>)

8 May, 2013

 

brilliant! will be watching to see the photos!

8 May, 2013

 

Motinot:

Yes. :>)

Heliconia is a very heavy feeder and I don't feed this one as much as it wants, it's also in a pot.

My other larger Heliconias in the ground bloom every year very well. They do get much more fertilizer, though.

Here's a photo of my other larger Heliconia schiedeana.

http://www.growsonyou.com/genus/slideshow/Heliconia/245962-heliconia-schiedeana-claw-flower

http://www.growsonyou.com/genus/slideshow/Heliconia/208876-heliconia-schiedeana-claw-flower

9 May, 2013

 

Stickitoffee:

I will be posting more pics of all my Heliconias as they bloom. :>)

9 May, 2013

 

Palmate
Excellent, im really pleased for you can't wait to see the full flower

9 May, 2013

 

Yes, I'm guessing very soon it'll be in full flower. I'll definitely will post more photos.

10 May, 2013

 

Brilliant!
All good things come to those who wait!

20 May, 2013

 

Meanie:

Yes, very true. This was a very, very long wait!

21 May, 2013

 

It was bad enough waiting seven years for my Strelitzia - eleven years really is patient!

21 May, 2013

 

My problem is that I've never really fertilized this Heliconia very often. Heliconias are such very heavy feeders.

22 May, 2013



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