They need plenty of water while growing and some species need also good shade .Below a picture of several heliconia as cutlfower for sale...You can see pendent heliconias like Rostrata, Bright red, Firefly and sexy pink in order.
Below is a picture of the Heliconia clump of the sexy Pink variety.Note the plant habit of growing to around 8 ft in height.
Shown here is the hanging heliconia flower.See also the amount of water in betwen the bays.
Normally the plant thrives well in partial shade of around 50% and the long bays are covered with shade net as a protection.
A typical layout pattern showing the bays of plantation and water ways.
Below is the variety Alpinia Purpurata alongwith Banana intercrop planting.
Pink Musa cultivar
In this view we show the way coconut intercrop cultivation of heliconia is possible.Two cultivars of alphinia red and pink as well as Heliconia Bihai is under cultivation.
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