Growth & Propagation:
Spiral flag grows in either full sun or partial shade. It needs fertile soil and ample moisture, and is often planted near water. Propagation is by division of the clumps, cuttings, or by separating the offsets or plantlets that form below the flower heads.
- It is From Costa Rica.
- To 68 feet tall, 5 feet wide.
- Bright green, 5- to 10 inches-long leaves have downy undersides.
- Flowering cone is 713 inches long, with dark red bracts and 1 inches yellow flowers; lasts for a long time on the plant.
- Blossoms attract hummingbirds.