Also known as
Parakeet Flower, False Bird-of-Paradise, Golden Torch, Parrot's Beak, Parrot Heliconia, lady di, False Bird of Paradise, Heliconia lady di variegated, heliconia variegated and Heliconia 'Lady Di'
How to care for Parrot's Plantain
Parrot's Plantain needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Parrot's Plantain love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Parrot's Plantain does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Parrot's Plantain after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.