Heliconia Psittacorum, Heliconia Lady Diana (Orange) - 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 Psittacorum, Heliconia Lady Diana (Orange) - Plant
26 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Heliconia Psittacorum

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

Plant Height24 inch (61 cm)
Plant Spread 7 inch (18 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Golden Torch
Maximum Reachable Height 2 to 5 feet.
Flower Colour Orange
Bloom Time 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 Psittacorum care

    Sunlight 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 Psittacorum special feature

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

    Heliconia Psittacorum 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 Psittacorum?

    Heliconia Psittacorum is commonly known as Golden Torch

    How tall do Heliconia Psittacorum grow?

    On average Heliconia Psittacorum grows 2 to 5 feet.

    What color are Heliconia Psittacorum?

    A Heliconia Psittacorum plant bears flowers of color Orange

    When Heliconia Psittacorum blooms?

    With enough light, Heliconia Psittacorum may produce Orange flowers in Spring,summer and fall.

    How hard is Heliconia Psittacorum to grow?

    A Heliconia Psittacorum is Easy.

    How much sunlight does a Heliconia Psittacorum need?

    A Heliconia Psittacorum prefers Full sun

    How much water does a Heliconia Psittacorum need?

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

    What kind of soil does a Heliconia Psittacorum need?

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

    What temperature does a Heliconia Psittacorum like?

    A Heliconia Psittacorum prefers The plant requires a hot atmosphere.

    How often should I fertilize my Heliconia Psittacorum?

    To encourage Heliconia Psittacorum 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

    Sunday, 01 March 2020

    I am satisfied with the plants.

    Choudhary Rakesh Sangwan

    Friday, 14 February 2020

    Got the plant in excellent shape. Looks great!

    Dhiraj Gome

    Tuesday, 04 February 2020

    Absolutely superb in every way

    Joshi Prisy
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