Red lobster claw, Heliconia stricta red

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Red Lobster Claw, with its striking inflorescence resembling a lobster's claw, boasts vibrant red bracts that captivate the eye. This tropical plant, available at Jagatp Nursery on Solapur Road, is celebrated for its bold color palette and long lance-shaped leaves, adding to its tropical allure. Discover this exquisite addition to your garden among our selection of ready-effect plants, perfect for infusing your outdoor space with vibrant red hues and tropical charm.

Flowering Season:

  • Bloom Time: Red Lobster Claw graces the landscape with its captivating blooms during warm months, adding tropical splendor.

Growth and Size:

  • Height: Grows to about 4 to 6 feet (1.2 to 1.8 meters), creating a visually striking presence.
  • Spread: Develops into clumps that expand over time.

Uses and Placement:

  • Tropical Gardens: A natural fit for tropical garden designs, enriching the landscape with its unique blooms.
  • Colorful Focal Point: Creates a dramatic focal point due to its bold and distinctive inflorescence.
  • Containers: Thrives in large containers, allowing for a touch of the tropics on patios or decks.

Additional Information:

  • Attracts Hummingbirds: The vibrant blooms attract hummingbirds, adding to the garden's liveliness.
  • Cut Flowers: The bold bracts make stunning cut flowers that bring tropical beauty indoors.

Growth Requirements:

  • Sunlight: Flourishes in full sun to light shade, providing ample light for optimal blooming.
  • Soil: Prefers well-draining soil enriched with organic matter; adaptable to different soil types.

Soil Preparation and Planting:

  • Soil Preparation: Ensure good drainage by preparing the soil with organic matter before planting.
  • Planting Depth: Plant rhizomes at a depth of 4 to 6 inches (10 to 15 cm) in the soil.
  • Spacing: Space rhizomes 3 to 5 feet (0.9 to 1.5 meters) apart for proper growth.

Watering and Moisture:

  • Water Requirements: Maintain consistently moist soil; avoid waterlogging to prevent root issues.
  • Mulching: Apply mulch to retain soil moisture and keep roots cool.


  • Cold Protection: Shield from cold temperatures and frost, as it prefers warmer climates.

Pruning and Maintenance:

  • Deadheading: Regularly remove spent bracts to encourage continuous blooming.
  • Foliage Care: Trim dead or damaged leaves for a tidy appearance.


  • Rhizome Division: Propagate through division during active growth, ensuring each division has viable shoots.


  • Sensitive to Cold: Protect from cold temperatures and frost; best suited for warm and tropical environments.

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