This is a popular houseplant and a real conversation piece! Bird of Paradise has exotic flowers with three brilliant orange sepals and three bright blue petals. The petals and sepals emerge from a hard beak-like sheath at a right angle to the stem, giving the appearance of a bird's head. Large, up to 4' tall, grey-green banana-like leaves add a tropical feel and are attractive throughout the year. Orange Bird of Paradise can be grown outdoors in warmer climates. In northern zones, this plant is often grown as a patio plant during the summer months and brought indoors during cooler weather.
Winter Care:Winter hardy to zones 10 to 12. In cold climates grow them in pots that can be moved indoors when freezing temperatures are expected.
Flower Form:The spathe is a hard beak-like sheath from which the flower emerges. It is a right angle to the stem, which gives the appearance of a bird's head. The flowers emerge one at a time from the spathe.
Foliage Type:Grey-green banana-like leaves grow about 3 1/2 to 4 feet high.
Soil Requirement:Rich loamy soil and plenty of water throughout the year. Plant is very tolerant and will thrive in most soils and can survive with very little water once established.
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