Heliconia (Heliconia Latispatha) is native to tropical Americas, although its many varieties are neutralized and commercially grown all over the world, majorly in Florida, Gambia and Thailand. Heliconia (Heliconia Latispatha) plant grows in groups and suits to almost any type of garden with its dense green foliage and stunning flowers.Heliconia (Heliconia Latispatha) has as many as 194 species. The variations of the plant also have different bright-coloured flowers. The ideal location for the plant is in direct sunlight, with a fertile and well-draining soil to provide it the nutrients with a high phosphorus and micronutrients content. Plant must not be allowed to completely dry-out between watering. Although the plant genus is generally pest free, snails, worms and aphids might attack on the plant. Being on the lookout for these can prevent any major damage.