Golden Lotus Flower Banana Plant
This beautiful shrub form of Hardy Banana, Golden Lotus Flower grows high in the mountains of China. Golden Lotus Flower Banana Plant grows 5-6 ft. tall with 4 ft. long leaves. Most striking is the long-lasting, 8-10″ diameter, bright yellow flower in the center of the plant.
Latin Name: Musella lasiocarpa
Site and Soil: Banana likes 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Hardiness: Banana can be grown where temperatures fall to minus 20ºF. Mulch heavily in cold regions.
Size at Maturity: 5-6 ft. in height.
Pests & Diseases: Banana is not bothered by significant pest or disease problems.
USDA Zone: 5 (w/protection)
Sunset Western Zone: 2&3 w/protection 4-9, 14-24, H1, H2
Sunset Northeast Zone: 31, 32