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.

Conferences: Join us in India August 2018!

Join us in Kumarakom, India from August 4-7th, 2018 to network and learn about the latest in research and industry relating to Zingiberales. Click the following for the conference itinery and registration form. Pre and Post confernce dates are July 28th - Aug 4th and Aug 7-12th, respectively.

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