Parrot’s Beak: Our Favorite Flowers

These lobster claw shaped blooms are sure to attract attention in your garden.

Photo by: Shutterstock/Cleo Design

Shutterstock/Cleo Design

Consider Parrot’s Beak (Lotus berthelotii) as an exotic addition to your summer containers. A semi-evergreen, Parrot’s Beak features lobster-claw shaped flowers in yellow-orange and red, and silvery leaves. Give it well-drained soil because it dislikes wet feet in winter. Plant in full sun and protect from frost.

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