(Parrot Flower)

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What you need to know as a florist about the Heliconia

  • Colourful splendour

    The bright red, orange and yellow Heliconia sometimes even has several colours in one flower, giving them a spectacular and vivid appearance.

  • Stylish applications

    The Heliconia stands out because of its bright red, orange or yellow colour. The flower has an impressive height, making it an imposing sight.

  • Symbolic meaning

    The Heliconia symbolises joy and liveliness, making this flower in bouquets and flower arrangements a festive atmosphere to create.

All about the Heliconia

Heliconias are striking flowers native to Central and South America. This eccentric flower is also known as Parrot Flower and immediately attracts attention in any bouquet. However, Heliconias offer many more advantages. They are very long-lasting and can last up to three weeks as cut flowers. Let your customers enjoy them for a long time with the Heliconia!

Heliconias are also versatile in use. They can be used in bouquets, as a stand-alone plant or as a small decoration for events and parties. Their unique height, shapes and colours also make them great for creating modern, artistic arrangements.

Add Heliconias to your assortment is a good idea, as they are a practical flower with character. Give any bouquet an exotic look with this beautiful flower!

Sales inspiration for the florist

The Heliconia is a beautiful flower often used as an exotic addition and to create height in cheerful bouquets. AJe find more inspiration here.

Sales advice for the florist

In-store sales advice for Heliconia

There are several techniques you can apply to the Heliconia. Think of making arrangements, a bouquet, a mono-bouquet or drying.





When choosing the right bouquet, it is important to consider the meaning of the Heliconia. Ideal for special occasions. Read the meaning of the flower under 'Product information'.

Give care tips

Give advice on caring for Heliconia, so the customer knows how to keep the flowers fresh for as long as possible. Read the care tips under 'Care' for the best advice.

Inspiring stories from growers, florists and experts

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