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Heliconia psittacorum 'Lady Di' /Lady Di Heliconia

Heliconia psittacorum 'Lady Di'   / Heliconia psittacorum 'Lady Di'
A summer bedding plant with striking flowers
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A summer bedding plant with striking flowers

Close-up of a fully developed inflorescence and large coarse textured foliage

A clump of heliconia in bloom

Close-up of inflorescense

Large clump planted by street

Flowers and foliage

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Scientific Name: Heliconia psittacorum 'Lady Di'
Common Name: Lady Di Heliconia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: Used as a container plant and in beds in zones 9a and colder. When grown in beds in sunny areas, it gives extensive color for an extended period of time. Used as a cut flower and hummingbirds enjoy its nectar.