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Heliconia 'Red Twist' - Red Twist Heliconia

Heliconia 'Red Twist' - Red Twist Heliconia (Heliconia 'Red Twist' - Red Twist Heliconia)

Thi is a really beautiful variety of Heliconia flowering at Quail Botanical Gardens. Photo taken Sept. 5, 2017.

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Stunning it certainly is Andy .

8 Sep, 2017


And the photo doesn't do the bracts justice.

9 Sep, 2017


Its the light how it hits the camera Andy I ve found which is a shame. I got told by a proffesional photographer on my local history site when I take a photo of a red sun set go turn the settings down and it will show a better red. I fund reds to photograph.

9 Sep, 2017


Yes, this area is particularly difficult to get a good photo. It's the tropical area of the gardens, where there's gigantic trees for canopy for the under story plants and trees. The light is really bad for photos.

11 Sep, 2017


Thats a shame perhaps using your camera flash might help then.

11 Sep, 2017


No, unfortunately it doesn't help much. I don't have a DLSR camera. It's just a point and shoot, which is 8 years old now. I do need the settings to be redone, though. I think the white balance is off.

11 Sep, 2017


My proper camera is a lot older lol an oap in the human world he ce why I use my phone.
Next time you go perhaps you could change your settings then.

11 Sep, 2017


I've been taking a lot of photos with my iPhone. It has HDR (High Dynamic Range) which takes very high-quality photos.

12 Sep, 2017


Thats great you have got HDR on your phone I shall look forward to seeimg you new pictures.

13 Sep, 2017


I'll be posting them now. :>))

15 Sep, 2017


Thanks Andy for letting me know.

15 Sep, 2017


You're welcome. :>))

18 Sep, 2017


19 Sep, 2017


Is there a species of Heliconia that isn't beautiful! H.rostrata is my favourite.

28 Sep, 2017


Yes, I need to get H. rostrata. It does grow here and flowers outside. It's just not very common. Heliconias are only easy to grow if you can give them tons and tons of water which is so scarce here.

My Heliconias haven't flowered in a couple of years. This year they are finally growing well because the severe, extreme historic six year drought is officially over this year. I can actually water them now.

29 Sep, 2017

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