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Heliconia Stricta Dwarf Jamaican - Plant

Heliconia Stricta Dwarf Jamaican - Plant
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Heliconia is one of the most popular type of Heliconia also known as Parakeet Flower, Parrots Beak, Parrots Flower and False Bird-of-Paradise.
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Heliconia Stricta Dwarf Jamaican Plant
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6 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Description for Heliconia Stricta Dwarf Jamaican

Plant height: 14 - 23 inches
Plant spread: 5 - 9 inches

It is one that resembles most to the birds-of-paradise. It is an exotic, which blooms abundantly all year long. It has long pointed leaves which shiny green with a red edge. The leaves look similar to that of a banana. It is an exotic, which blooms abundantly all year long. The flowers also make good cut flowers.Very beautiful as a potted plant on the patio in a decorative container.

Common name(s): Heliconia Stricta Dwarf Jamaican,Heliconia stricta Bucky, Heliconia stricta Valentina, christmass Rose(Europe), Winter rose (australia)
Flower colours: Red
Bloom time: Blossoms in spring,summer and fall.
Max reacahble height: 2 feet - 5 feet.
Difficulty to grow:: Easy.

Planting and care

Sunlight: It needs to be grown in full sun
Soil: Freely draining soils with high organic matter.
Water: Allow the soil to dry out upto top 2 inches before watering again.
Temperature: The plant requires a hot atmosphere.
Fertilizer: This plant loves to be fed. Fertilize 3 times a year with a top quality granular fertilizer.
Supplement feedings with regular applications of liquid fertilizer during warm months for heavier bloom.

Caring for Heliconia Stricta Dwarf Jamaican

  • The plant requires a high humidity area. It can be grown well next to a water body.

  • Add top soil or organic peat humus to the hole when you plant. You might also add in composted cow manure to enrich the soil around the plant's rootball.

  • Dead leaves and old stems that have finished flowering should be removed to encourage more flowering.

  • In spring cut back to the ground any cold damaged stalks.

  • This plant loves to be fed. Fertilize 3 times a year with a top quality granular fertilizer. Supplement feedings with regular applications of liquid fertilizer during warm months for heavier bloom.Regular irrigation is a must.

  • This plant needs water and and it needs it often (2 to 3 times a week in summer), though it doesn't do well in a boggy area.

Typical uses of Heliconia Stricta Dwarf Jamaican

Special features: Used as Bedding Plant, Container Plant, Cut flower Plant, Feature Plant, Ground cover Plant and Mixed Border Plant

Ornamental use: The flowers make good cut flowers. Very beautiful as a potted plant on the patio in a decorative container.

References

    http://www.greenpatio.com/plantdatabase/heliconia-psittacorum.shtml

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4 / 5 Shilpi 29 June 2018
Wow nice plants in good condition delivered..?
5 / 5 Seema Gupta 29 June 2018
Appealing, elegant and easy to grow plant.
4 / 5 Joshi Prisy 27 June 2018
Excellent service and good product. Well packed and well delivered. Though few leaves were fallen but plant was almost ok.
4 / 5 Jeremy Cabral 25 June 2018
Nice plant and vase. As well. I like it
5 / 5 P Rudra Mini Raju 23 June 2018
How old is the plant you have shown..?

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