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A lot of love went into creating the ‘Tropicana!’ Hope you love it as much as I do! The Tropicana arrangement features real touch Heliconias, Anthuriums, Monsteria Leaves and Willow. Flowers are set in artificial water and cylinder vase!
About Heliconia Flower
Heliconias are one of the most colorful and beautiful flowers, the colors of which are an important source of attraction for the forest hummingbirds, pollinating the flowers.
Heliconia, also popularly known as lobster-claw, wild plantain or false bird-of-paradise, is a beautiful flower with multi-color bracts and varied flower structure. Heliconias are native to the tropical Americas and the Pacific Ocean islands west to Indonesia.
The heliconia is a plant that actually gets its name from the Greek word helikonios. There are many other names that this plant is known by such as lobster claws, wild plantains, and even a imposter bird of paradise. This flower is something that a lot of people know about and like and it is know by a lot of other names. If you are looking for a great tropical flower you should check out the heliconia!
There are many people today that love this flower. If you can find it, it looks amazing in a bouquet or arrangement and it really is a unique flower to add into something that you really want to make look simply amazing. Real Heliconia flowers are hard to grow as they require a very specific climate. Luckily you can purchase real touch heliconia flowers from Forever Flowering, known for the the best artificial flowers Australia wide. Our real touch flowers look exactly like the real thing, but you don’t have to worry about the right climate, watering or wilting!
The heliconia flower symbolises ‘great returns’. This is a perfect arrangement to brighten up a room, brighten up someone’s day and wish they many great returns.
- Heliconia is named after Mount Helicon, the seat of the Muses, the nine goddesses of the arts and sciences in Greek mythology.
- The Heliconia’s bracts are so large and colorful that they almost hide the flowers altogether. This keeps the flower’s sweet nectar from other birds so that only specialized birds can get to it.
- Heliconia has oblong leaves growing opposite one another on non-woody stems, often forming large clumps with age.
- Heliconias are grown as landscape plants.
- Heliconias grow to a height of 3-30 feet in height.
- There are some species of Heliconia which have upright facing flowers.
- Some Heliconia flowers droop down from the main stem and are called hanging Heliconia.
Flower facts from The Flower Experts