Heliconia psittacorum 'Lady Di', also known as the parakeet flower or Lady Di heliconia, is a tropical plant native to Central and South America. It is a member of the heliconia family, which also includes the lobster claw flower and the false bird-of-paradise. It has long, banana-like leaves and bright red bracts that surround small, yellow flowers. The flowers bloom in the spring and summer.
This plant is relatively easy to care for. It prefers full sun and well-drained soil. It should be watered regularly, but not too much, as overwatering can cause root rot. The plant should be fertilized every few months during the growing season.
Sunlight: Prefers full sun
Water: Prefer well-drained soil. It should be watered regularly, but not too much, as overwatering can cause root rot.
Fertiliser: Keep your plant in top form by feeding it every few weeks with a dilute solution of liquid fertiliser or solid fertiliser over the soil.
Plant size: approx. 60cm (vary in sizes)
Rootball size: 26cmØ x 22cmH
Pot type: The plant comes in a brown landscape pot (with drainage holes)
*Product photos shown are for reference only. Actual plant colour, type, size and arrangement may be different from photos.
*Kindly take note when you are purchasing a matching pot, the diameter has to be larger than the rootball size.