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. Ornamental and does not produce edible fruit.
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.
Bloom Time: Summer
Flower Color: Bright yellow
Pests & Diseases: Banana is not bothered by significant pest or disease problems.
USDA Zone: 5 (w/protection)