Cultivar Registration

The Heliconia Society International is the official International Cultivar Registration Authority (ICRA) for the genera Heliconia, Etlingera, Costus, Cheilocostus, Chamaecostus, and Paracostus. Register a new cultivar or look up exsiting cultivars here.

Research Grants

HSI sponsors a small grants program supporting research projects on any aspects of the botany and horticulture of the Zingiberales conducted by graduate and post-doctoral students. Annual grants of $1,000 are available. Find out more.

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Conference: Join us in Colombia 2022!

Join us in Quindío, Colombia as we discuss, floristic diversity from the tropics to the world. Conference dates are December 5-6, 2022 with pre and post tours from Cali. Click here for details.

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