Heliconia latispatha

Orange Gyro, Orange Lobster Claw

Scientific name: Heliconia latispatha
Family: Heliconiaceae
Common name: Orange Gyro, Orange Lobster Claw
Origin: southern Mexico to Peru

Categories: Shrub

A medium to larger Heliconia native from southern Mexico to Peru and Venezuela with upright, spiraling inflorescence with orange bracts. A popular species in cultivation.