Thursday, 23 May 2013

Euphorbia Pulcherrima / Poinsettia Flowers

Euphorbia Pulcherrima or poinnsettia Flowers including of the Euphorbiaceae family, derived from the tropical parts of Mexico and Central America. This plant is very fascinating because the leaves are arranged on the upper display with a cheerful color shades.

It is very interesting from poinsettia flowers are about four stages of color change, most end into a bright red, pink, white, beige, yellow, and light green. Growing environment of this flower is in need of moderate to bright light.

Watering should always keep the media moist. Humidity in need is around 60-70%. Good air temperature is 19-21 C. Given at the time of fertilization NPK and organic crops. If only one does not need fertilizing flowering time.

Problems that can arise for the cultivation of this plant is the air that is too cold will result in damage to the leaves and flowers. Pests that can attack are spider mites and mealybugs for Euphorbia Pulcherrima / Poinsettia Flowers.

Euphorbia Pulcherrima

Euphorbia Pulcherrima Flowers

Euphorbia Pulcherrima Pictures

Euphorbia Pulcherrima Flowers Pictures


Poinsettia Flowers

Euphorbia Pulcherrima / Poinsettia Flowers

Saturday, 18 May 2013

Allamanda Cathartica Flowers

Allamanda Cathartica Flowers includes plant family Apocynaceae, derived from brazil, this plant called also Allamanda Golden Trumpet, saying that because the yellow flowers like trumpets. This plant flowers 8-12 cm long and has a width of about 4-6 cm. The leaves are glossy green, oval shape and both ends of the taper. The entire body of this plant contain toxins, the plant is easy to grow, do not need maintenance incentives.

Growing Environmental Allamanda Cathartica Flowers

Desired light irradiation plant is full. The desired humidity is moderate, around 60-70%. Good air temperature is 18-25 Celsius. Fertilization is done at planting time were given NPK and organic matter.

Problems which may occur in the cultivation of this plant is too low light inhibits the growth and flowering. This plant is also toxic so when pruning should wear gloves and do not forget to wash your hands afterwards. Pests that may attack was mealbugs and Scale Insect.

Allamanda Cathartica Flowers

Allamanda Cathartica Flower

Allamanda Cathartica

Allamanda Cathartica Plant

Allamanda Cathartica Pictures


Allamanda Golden Trumpet Flowers

Thursday, 9 May 2013

Heliconia Flower Color Plant

Heliconia Flower or Lobster-Claw / Parrot Flowers is used as a cut flower in their daily lives. These plants come from islands in the Pacific ocean. Plants with color flowers is a common flower pots decorate the house as famous for her beauty. Heliconia herbacius is a plant that grows upright and has a rhizome.
Shoots will grow into leaves and stems, at the end of flower buds will grow. Heliconia stem is a layer of leaf midrib can be said as the pseudostem. In general, leaf color is green, but there is also a red or maroon underneath like a genius H. reticulate, H.ramonensis and H.imbricate.

The leaves are narrow section ends there as H.chartaca. In general, heliconia flowers grow at the end of the plant but there is also the base of the plant. Plants in adults when formed infloresan said. Heliconia flower hermaphrodites, having male and female flowers, flower consists of three maps.

The Atention in Planting Heliconia

Heliconia Flower or Lobster-Claw / Parrot Flowers initiation was not affected air temperature, but the temperature increase ranging from vegetative growth to flowering development fairly influential. Night temperature increased from vegetative to the generative phase of the types Heliconia Psittacorum to 70 plants/m2 and 25 /m2 flowers at a temperature of 16 Celsius to a rod 170 plants/m2 and 60 flowers / m2 to 21 Cellicius temperature. Even though almost all types of heliconia are tropical plants, but there are some species that can survive when planted at low temperatures.



Heliconia plants in their home areas in the open canopy, thus requires full exposure of the light deficiency sun. If interest will be reduced, this is important. In Hawaiian heliconia flowers grown in the open, yet can be in tolerance to shade 30% ie Heleconia angusta. 
Reduced light intensity to heliconia psittacorum to 63%, can result in reducing the rate to 25-33%. Low intensity which can also result in a small trunk. Potted plants require high light intensity, if you want to put potted plants indoors should have first flowering outdoors.



Leaves when lack of moisture as would roll up, watering is planned from the time of planting to avoid water shortages. Watering can be done with a 1 cm / day in order to be good drainage, on hard ground can be watered 2.5 cm / week plus rain. These plants need plenty of water to condition water shortages will occur chlorosis and root damage due to poor soil aeration.
Rhizom planted too deep will also have problems with water. Planting in pots is often problematic because when too much water the roots will be damaged, while growing plants need plenty of water.



Heliconia highly dependent on adequate fertilization. Deficient in magnesium, iron and manganese cause chlorosis and slow growth. Nitrogen deficiency resulting green leaves become yellow and stunted growth, lack of potassium will cause necrosis on older leaves, plus symptoms of chlorosis. Magnesium deficiency symptoms on older leaves, showing yellow on leaf margins. Ferum less will make the white leaves yellow with green review. Potted plants require adequate fertilizer, in the form of artificial fertilizers such as manure or leaf osmocot.



This plant is tolerant of many soil types, ranging from volcanic soil, alluvial soil, up to solid ground. heliconia being planted in pots, must have good drainage. Rhizom having 3 rods planted in 15 cm diameter pots, which have 3-4 rods in 20 cm diameter pots and having 5 rods planted in 25 cm diameter pots.

Helocinia Maintenance & Care


Maintenance is not too difficult, that needs attention is give nutrients and keep out pests, spraying is given from 2-3 months from the time of planting at helocinia reaches 10-15 cm. Each pot was sprayed 15-30 ppm Bonzil also poured about 0,375 mg / pot 15 cm diameter. 



This plant is known for unusual cut flowers made in / ornamental, makes a beautiful color favored by many people, those of you who are interested in doing business or planting flowers Heliconia then you can start from now, not hard to develop it!

Heliconia Pictures, hopefully you like it


Heliconia Image

Heliconia Flowers

Helocinia Plant

Heliconia Pictures

Heliconia Flower Color Plant
Heliconia parrot flowers

Heliconia Flower