Heliconia rostrata growing 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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Requirements for 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:
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Dead leaves and flower spikes
Size of the plant?
1.5-5 m, 5-15 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
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