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Bird of Paradise

Bird of Paradise

Strelitzia reginae

Regular price $14.75 AUD
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Care Information

Expected Height Range:

1 m - 2 m

Spread Range:

1 m - 2 m

Preferred positioning:

Partial sun and Partial shade

Common uses:

Tropical garden, Specimen plant, Container growing, Border planting, Cut flowers, and Attractive foliage

Flower Season/s:

Summer, Winter, and Spring

Flower Colour/s:

Plant life cycle:

Perennial

Habitat:

Native to South Africa, specifically the eastern coastlines of the Cape Province through to KwaZulu-Natal. Has a range of habitats including coastal areas, subtropical forests, riverbanks and wetlands.

Leaf information:

Large glossy green leaves, similar to banana leaf

Preferred Soil:

Prefers well-drained soils, rich in organic matter

With spectacular flowers, which resemble a birds head, this striking plant creates a vibrant focal point with an exotic tropical flair to the garden. The color of the flower, along with its shape and scent all play a significant role in attracting pollinators.

Care Considerations:

Plant will benefit from regular watering, especially during dry periods. Mulching can help retain soil moisture and suppress weeds. A slow-release fertiliser can be used in spring and summer to support growth and flowering. Removing spent flowers and damaged leaves helps keep the plant looking tidy and encourages more blooms.
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Plants cannot be exchanged for change of mind so we recommend checking the botanical name and detailed plant information, as common names can vary and be location-specific.