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Banana 'Blood'

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Spectacular blue-green leaves striped with red. Large, heavy clusters of yellow flowers with red-purple bracts. Good in containers; useful near pools. Can bear small, sweet bananas. Perennial. Photo credit: Doreen Wynja


  • Full Sun

  • Moderate

  • Height
    5 - 10 feet

  • Spread
    4—7 feet

Availability: Out of stock



Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

Brand Monrovia
Botanical Name Musa acuminata 'Zebrina'
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Subtype TROPICAL PERENNIAL
Foliage Color Variegated
Light Needs Full Sun
Water Needs Moderate
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones 10 - 11
Height 5 - 10 feet
Spread 4—7 feet
Special Uses Year-Round Interest
Flower Color Yellow
Bloom Time Summer

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