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common name: Parrot-billed Busy Lizzie
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
main season: All Year
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 15°C
USDA zone: 11 to 11
Short-lived tender perennial with distinctive, hooked, red and yellow flowers, reminiscent of parrots' beaks, borne in the leaf axils at almost any time of year.
Reasonably fertile, moist soil in part shade.
From seed or softwood cuttings.
Conservatory or indoor house plant.