Gingersrus Database Taxon ID 3518
Hellenia speciosa 'Foster Variegated'
OLD NAME: Cheilocostus 'Foster Variegated'
NEW NAME: Hellenia speciosa 'Foster Variegated'
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STATUS : registered cultivar
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Cultivar published in the Heliconia Society Quarterly Bulletin, Vol. 19, No. 4, December, 2013.
SOUTHERN PERENNIALS - This is a beautifully variegated plant with reddish spiralling stems and broad, creamy white striped leaves. Leaves are quite soft and furry to the touch, like sandwashed silk. Apparently will not flower here. Height 5'; needs at least partial shade. Hardy here. Zones 8-11.
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