|Botanical Name: Musa lasiocarpa
Common Name: Chinese Yellow Banana, Chinese Dwarf Banana, Golden Lotus Banana
Origin: Native to mountainous region of Yunnan Provence in China
Light: Full sun
Water: Keep moist
Bloom: Will bloom throughout the summer during second year and beyond.
Comments: A close relative to the Musa Genus, this Musella is a dwarf ornamental banana that is grown primarily for its bloom as the fruit is small and inedible. The inflorescences emerge looking like a lotus flower and will last for several months. The plant has a bulbous psuedostem with a peachy hue.