A picture of a Lobster claws

Lobster claws

Heliconia angusta

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1a

RHS hardiness

15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.2m

Max

60cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Lobster claws Overview

This species of stalked clump perennial will produce elliptical to oblong mid to deep green leaves.

Common problems with Lobster claws

How to propagate Lobster claws

Division

Sow the seeds in the spring, divide the rhizomes in the spring also.

Rhizomes

Seed

Other uses of Lobster claws

Grown for their spikes of colourful flowers and for the attractive foliage on younger plants.