We ship rooted plant sections (rhizomes) of many Heliconia. The Rostrata may grow to 5' or as tall as 20' . It is is considered the most recognized of all helicona and its name "Lobster Claw" is sometimes applied to many other of the heliconia. It produces pendulous bracts that are mostly red with prominent yellow lips. Extremely popular. May grow in full sun to 50% shade. Originally found from Amazonian Peru and Ecuador, now widely cultivated around the world. NOT FOR EXPORT.