Heliconia Psittacorum. Parrot Heliconia.

The Heliconia Psittacorum brings an amazing tropical touch being a close relative of the banana. An evergreen perennial it can grow up to 8ft tall with glossy intense green oblong shaped leaves, smooth but leathery in texture with prominent central veins.

Eye-catching upright inflorescences, in colours of red, orange yellow and greens are long lasting and appear when the plant has reached around 2 years old. The heliconia has no particular blooming season and can flower at any time throughout the year and also able to self pollinate. Very easy to grow and perfect for bringing an exotic feel to your garden, patio, conservatory or greenhouse.


Photo 1 shows some of the actual plants coming into stock from April 2021. These are exceptional quality plants from specialist growers. Please Note: Heights stated include pot sizes.


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SKU: HeliPsf25-5
  • Latin Name: Heliconia Psittacorum.

    Common Name: Parrot Heliconia. Parrot's Beak. False Bird Of Paradise. Golden Torch. Parakeet Flower.

    Native: Carribean. South America

    Hardiness: Can be grown outside through the Summer but best brought in before any frost.   

    Growth: Evergreen perennial. Large oblong shaped intense green leaves. Long lasting  and unique upright inflorescenses scarlet red, orange, yellow and green flowers. Undemanding and easy to grow. Self fertile. an flower at any time of year.

    Sun: Partial sun/partial shade.

    Exposure: Sheltered from wind.

    Soil: Rich. Well drained soil.

    Moisture: Water regularly in summer. Keep moist. Dryer in winter.

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    All palms have been imported with phytosanitary certificates from top quality growers.