Heliconia Rostrata - Plant

Heliconia psittacorum 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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1Heliconia Rostrata - Plant
26 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Heliconia Rostrata

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.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Golden Torch
Maximum Reachable Height 2 feet - 5 feet.
Flower Colour Red-Green
Bloom Time Blossoms in spring,summer and fall.
Difficulty Level Easy.

Planting and care

  • 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.
  • Heliconia Rostrata care

    Sunlight It needs to be grown in full sun
    Watering Allow the soil to dry out upto top 2 inches before watering again.
    Soil Freely draining soils with high organic matter.
    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.

    Heliconia Rostrata special feature

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

    Heliconia Rostrata uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The flowers make good cut flowers
    • Very beautiful as a potted plant on the patio in a decorative container

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Heliconia Rostrata ?

    Heliconia Rostrata is commonly known as Golden Torch

    How tall do Heliconia Rostrata grow?

    On average Heliconia Rostrata grows 2 feet - 5 feet.

    What color are Heliconia Rostrata ?

    A Heliconia Rostrata plant bears flowers of color Red-Green

    When Heliconia Rostrata blooms?

    With enough light, Heliconia Rostrata may produce Red-Green flowers in Blossoms in spring,summer and fall.

    How hard is Heliconia Rostrata to grow?

    A Heliconia Rostrata is Easy.

    How much sunlight does a Heliconia Rostrata need?

    A Heliconia Rostrata prefers It needs to be grown in full sun

    How much water does a Heliconia Rostrata need?

    A Heliconia Rostrata prefers watering Allow the soil to dry out upto top 2 inches before watering again.

    What kind of soil does a Heliconia Rostrata need?

    A Heliconia Rostrata prefers Freely draining soils with high organic matter.

    What temperature does a Heliconia Rostrata like?

    A Heliconia Rostrata prefers The plant requires a hot atmosphere.

    How often should I fertilize my Heliconia Rostrata ?

    To encourage Heliconia Rostrata growth, 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.



    Reviews

    Friday, 14 February 2020

    Love how cute the plant is..

    Anuj Yadav

    Saturday, 23 November 2019

    Perfectly OK for indoor use with artificial lighting.

    Wg.Cdr.BN Tiwari

    Monday, 18 November 2019

    Very nice plant. Got delivered with very good condition. Gonna order one more

    Nishi Saxena

    Sunday, 17 November 2019

    is the pot and soil included?

    Pawan Nagpal

    Wednesday, 13 November 2019

    Got the plant in good condition, and it is growing well.

    MURALIDHAR

    Monday, 11 November 2019

    This plant initially takes time to grow.

    Joshi Prisy

    Monday, 04 November 2019

    Nice plant without any damages????

    Laxmi Lucky

    Sunday, 03 November 2019

    Good growth and 90% germination

    Zahida Qureshi

    Thursday, 31 October 2019

    Good plants?. every one should buy it.

    Junya Pinto

    Wednesday, 23 October 2019

    This is one of my favorite plants.

    Shiva Ranjani Reddy

    Monday, 07 October 2019

    Plant was received in very good condition. Cost little more but a good buy

    Ankita Upadhyay

    Saturday, 05 October 2019

    Quick delivery, good price

    Marudadu RajyaLakshmi

    Friday, 04 October 2019

    I received product with very good quality. But its not as per there image.

    Manasi Sohani

    Thursday, 03 October 2019

    How many plants like this needed for a 500 SQFT living hall

    Vijayalakshmi Kesharwalaa

    Saturday, 30 June 2018

    Great plant for a green gift

    Dheeraj Sharma

    Wednesday, 27 June 2018

    Is this plant low maintenance.

    Rohit Chaturvedi

    Tuesday, 26 June 2018

    I put some water in this plant everyday and they grow like mad!

    Datten Patel

    Monday, 25 June 2018

    Ideal plant for green gift

    Sanjay Choudhary

    Friday, 22 June 2018

    Very small but looking cute

    Mihailsl

    Wednesday, 20 June 2018

    Good one.. Good plant growth & good packing...

    Shiva Ranjani Reddy

    Monday, 18 June 2018

    Plant was received in very good condition. Cost little more but a good buy

    Purna Banerjee

    Sunday, 17 June 2018

    Simply love the plant....healthy n beautiful!!....Thankyou for the free gifts!!

    Priyanka Saraswat

    Friday, 15 June 2018

    Air Purifying Indoor Plant.

    Vijayendra M mohite

    Thursday, 14 June 2018

    I am satisfied with the plants.

    Jyoti Dhingra

    Wednesday, 13 June 2018

    Quick delivery, good price

    AMit Saraf

    Tuesday, 12 June 2018

    I ve never ordered a plant online before. Will the plant not die doing delivery?

    DHARAMVEER YADAV

    Thursday, 07 June 2018

    Got all healthy plants..thanks

    Kenpi Lollen Padu

    Tuesday, 05 June 2018

    Good growth and 90% germination

    Sanjay Kalse

    Tuesday, 05 June 2018

    Looking Good ....survived!!!!!!

    Hemant Pandey

    Monday, 04 June 2018

    Thank you very much. Love your company and site.

    Sankee Keertu

    Monday, 04 June 2018

    Excellent plant. needs quite a bit of care though

    Veena Nair

    Sunday, 03 June 2018

    Is the item durable?

    Pramod

    Sunday, 03 June 2018

    Gud quality n healthy plants sent. Excellent packing to ensure plant safety

    Hemavathy

    Wednesday, 30 May 2018

    Nice packing & plants,like professional brand..

    Pavi Mehrotra

    Sunday, 27 May 2018

    M vry hapy wid d plants..... its so b ful ...... just want to know how often have to sprinkle water in it..

    Kishor Kumar

    Sunday, 27 May 2018

    Versatile plant that can be kept in sunny or semi-shade environments

    Archana Damle

    Friday, 25 May 2018

    "I ve bought quite a few of these and are growing very well.

    Manisha Joshi

    Friday, 25 May 2018

    I have ordered twice now from online plants and both orders have been more than what I expected

    Pukhrambam Kavita

    Wednesday, 23 May 2018

    Wow plant in excellent shape.

    Suman Goyal

    Thursday, 17 May 2018

    I m really impressed with this plant properties.

    Anoja Dipayan

    Tuesday, 15 May 2018

    Got in good condition, found no problem, happy :)

    Sheikh Asif

    Tuesday, 15 May 2018

    I ve never ordered a plant online before. Will the plant not die doing delivery?

    Jeremy Cabral

    Tuesday, 15 May 2018

    Does best in rich, well-draining soil.

    Anupama

    Monday, 14 May 2018

    Can be kept in semi shade areas

    Rajyalakshmi Marudadu

    Monday, 14 May 2018

    My plants are thriving! Will definitely buy this plant again when needed.

    Avinash Sohi

    Sunday, 13 May 2018

    How often should i water it and does it come with soil or should i get my own soil?

    Archana Dutta

    Sunday, 13 May 2018

    Ideal plant for green gift

    Bala

    Sunday, 13 May 2018

    This plants collection is awesome!!! I would recommend it to everyone.

    Rinkal Sharma

    Saturday, 12 May 2018

    ?How many years will it live?

    Mary Tariang

    Friday, 11 May 2018

    I really like ur live plants and wish to order more in future

    Soundar

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