Orange Bird of ParadiseStrelitzia reginae


Origin South Africa
Type Flowering
Soil Any

Watering Frequency Summer mainly

Suitable for Bonsai


Min. Temperature

13 °C

H1b Subtropical

Bird of Paradise is a tropical plant native to Southern Africa. It is named for its distinctive flowers, which look like the heads of birds, with a crest and a long beak. It makes a stunning addition to any tropical garden.

It grows to around 2 metres (6 feet) tall.

The flowers are orange and blue and look like the heads of birds, with a blue beak sticking out from an orange crest. It can take up to three years before it starts blooming.

The leaves are busy and wide, about 60 cm long (2 feet) and 30 cm wide (12 inches). Bird of Paradise is evergreen, so you don’t have to worry about leaf litter.

The seeds are small orange balls with tufts of orange hair.

Bird of Paradise’s size makes it ideal as a house plant, and its beautiful and distinct flowers are sure to make it a talking point for visitors.

Fun Fact

  • Bird of Paradise was first introduced to Europe in 1773

Safety Precautions

  • This plant is mildly poisonous
  • Keep it away from pets and small children
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