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
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