H. latisaptha from Panama (Red Orange Latispatha)
Suitable to a Warm Protected Microclimate in Melbourne
Latispatha is commonly grown in cooler areas because it flowers on first year growth and can come back even after frosts. Red Orange is one we got from Panama via seed. Very attractive and recommended for cooler climates.
|Growing Conditions||Well drained rich soil, flowers on first year growth. If you are in a cooler climate order in spring.|
|Flowering Season||spring summer, good cutflower.|