How to grow Heliconia rostrata

Heliconia rostrata grow and care – herbaceous rhizome of the genus Heliconia also known as Balisier, Heliconia rostrata perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, grow in tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 12b+.

Leaves color green in oval, the size can be 0.5-2 m.

Heliconia rostrata flowers

Flower color yellow-green the flowers small and insignificants bracts can be: red with edges yellow and green, bracts grow on the spikes in a shape of triangle to tear shape, the bracts full of water and attracts hummingbird.

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How to grow Heliconia rostrata growing and care:

Well-drained, rich soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed /Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes (to get the color that you want

Difficulties or problems when growing:
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Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

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Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves and flower spikes

Size of the plant?
1.5-5 m, 5-15 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer

General information about the flower
Yellow-green flower, the flowers small and insignificants bracts can be: red with edges yellow and green, bracts grow on the spikes in a shape of triangle to tear shape, the bracts full of water and attracts hummingbird

Scientific name:

Heliconia rostrata

How to grow Heliconia rostrata

Heliconia rostrata flowers

Growing Heliconia rostrata

Heliconia rostrata

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