Musa ornata

Family: Musaceae   

Common Name: (purple flowered)

Scientific Synonymy:
Musa carolinae, Musa speciosa, Musa rubra, Musa rosea, Musa mexicana

Cold Hardiness Zone: 10a     View the UK and US zone maps

Musa ornata Information

A dwarf ornamental banana that has been in cultivation for a long time for it's colourful flowers. The usual form is a purpleish pink, but the colour can vary from purple through pink to orange.

General Information:
Not for outdoors in the British Isles, it's small size makes in ideal as a house or conservatory plant.


Native to

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