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Orange Bird of ParadiseStrelitzia reginae
£8.99 – £18.00
|Watering Frequency||Summer mainly|
|Suitable for Bonsai||
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.
- Bird of Paradise was first introduced to Europe in 1773
- This plant is mildly poisonous
- Keep it away from pets and small children