Seller: kango_jack (885) 100%, Location: Ormiston, QLD, Ships to: AU, Item: 282584628507 Sunlight: Full Sun, Climate: Sub-tropical, Season of Interest: Summer, Product Type: Plants, Plant Type: Heliconia, Features: Flowers, Plant Name: Heliconia Rostrata, Details: Check out my other items! Flat shipping on ALL plants. Heliconia Caribaea x Bihai "Black Cherry" (1 rhizome) + FREE Mystery Rhizome The Auction You are bidding on a single rhizome. PLUS... For each auction you win you will also receive a free mystery rhizome gift. Each rhizome has a node that will become the new growth. Heliconia "Black Cherry" HELICONIA ‘Black Cherry’ is a rare Heliconia, which is ideal for collectors or as a feature plant for the tropical garden. It produces 8 - 12 bracts which are deep purple.It is a very iconic looking plant, that is tight clumping. Flowers October - March A must have specimen for tropical gardens. Plants can often reach heights of 5 meters tall in tropical climates but will be smaller in colder areas. General Information - Rhizomes Rhizomes are horizontal, underground stems that strike new roots out of their nodes down into the soil, and then shoot new stems out of their nodes up to the surface. Common names Black Cherry Planting Conditions This evergreen tropical perennial prefers well drained rich soil in full sun to 40% part shade. The plant will flourish in a rich organic soil, and is evergreen in mild areas but will die back in Winter in harsher climates. Protect from frost. Postage Due to quarantine regulations postage is not available to Victoria, Western Australia and Tasmania. Local Pick-up is not currently available on this item. International shipping is also not available. Combine Shipping and Save Many customers take advantage of the $1 shipping for each additional plant. Check out our other listings here. Purchase with confidence (100% Positive Feedback Rating) We treat our plants with care, ensuring that they arrive at their new home in the best condition possible. Purchase with confidence, check out our feedback rating and comments here. Have a question, please contact us.