Description Rainbow HeliconiaHeliconia wagnerianapink spotted lobster clawwagneriana Easter Makawao Maui Hawaii Rainbow Heliconia Pink Spotted Lobster Claw Wagneriana Makawao Maui Hawai'i Rainbow Heliconia Heliconia wagnerianaThis lovely variety of Heliconia is also known as:Pink Spotted Lobster ClawwagnerianaEasterThis lovely Heliconia is blooming in our gardenMakawao Maui HawaiiThe bright greenish-yellow bracts of Rainbow Heliconia, daubed with sizable rouge cheeks, are a visual feast. Its long pointed bracts arch with a particularly pleasing curvature. Its fan shaped clumps, up to 12 feet high, thrive as well in Hawaii as in its native Costa Rica and Panama. Full sun, ample water, warm air, high humidity, and good soil are all it needs. However, in blooming season, March to May, is short; current research is aimed at expanding its period of availability.Rainbow heliconia resembles giant lobster claw. However, its unopened bracts form a jagged herringbone pattern, its cheeks are smaller and its yellow colouration is greenish rather than bright.: Text quote from the book titled Exotic Tropicals of Hawaii by Angela K. Kepler who is a friend of ours.This is a beautiful greeting card. We have many varieties of Heliconia blooming on Maui. If you are interested in a particular variety or colour simply drop me a note and let me know. Mahalo
Sharon Mau, Maui Hawaii Member Since July 2010 Artist StatementSharon Mau is a fine art photographer, journalist, visual communicator and conceptual artist residing upcountry on the beautiful tropical island of 'Ihi-kapu-lau-mäewa more commonly known as Maui Hawaii - Paradise on Earth - Island of Rainbows, specializing primarily in beautiful tropical flowers, conceptual art and seascapes
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