Sure to attract everyone's attention when it blooms, the Bird of Paradise plant is one of the most spectacular flowering plants.

    What makes it special:
  • Hardy flowering plant
  • Easy to grow
  • Low maintenance plant.
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1Bird of Paradise - Plant
26 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Bird of Paradise

Interesting Fact: Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia) is a tropical evergreen that features colorful flowers reminiscent of tropical birds. It flowers come in a variety of colors. The flowers emerge from stiff, greenish to reddish-purple, beak-like spathes on long, stout stalks above the foliage.

The tough, leathery, green leaves are similar to bananas and are attractive as well. The large leaves range between 12 and 18 inches long.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height12 inch (30 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Bird of Paradise, Bird-of-paradise, Bird of Paradise Flower, Crane Flower, Crane Lily, Strelitzia reginae
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 5 feet
Flower Colour Mix color
Bloom Time Rainy
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.

Sunlight:

  • Keep the plant in full to partial sunlight area.

  • Soil:
  • Use nutrient rich, well drained, well aereted, and porous potting mix.

  • Watering:
  • Water a plant when the topsoil in pot (5 to 8 cm) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.
  • Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10 am.

  • Application of Fertilizer:
  • Apply fertilize a plant mostly in the spring and early monsoon season.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots to the plant can easily uptake the nutrients and moisture.

  • Re-potting:
  • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days then move the plant to its required light condition.


  • For re-potting procedure click here

    Plant Protection:
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.
  • Bird of Paradise care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Check the moisture in the soil before watering it.
  • Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water.
  • Keep the plant in indirect bright light.
  • Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

    Sunlight Full to partial sunlight
    Watering Moderately
    Soil Sandy loam soil
    Temperature 20 to 30 degrees C
    Fertilizer Apply organic fertilizer

    Bird of Paradise special feature

    Dramatic flowers

    Bird of Paradise uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for an ornamental purpose

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Why is it called Bird of Paradise plant?

    The uniquely shaped flower resembles as bird's head and due to its brilliant orange and blue colors and unique form known as bird of paradise

    When does Bird of Paradise plant bloom?

    This bird of paradise bloom after development large clump. Flowering mostly occurs fall to spring.

    What to feed Bird of Paradise plant?

    Apply any organic Nitrogen and Phosphorous rich fertilizer in the month of June-July

    How to care Bird of Paradise plant?

    Caring tips to grow Bird Of Paradise. 1. Sunlight- At least 3-6 hours of natural bright light is required. 2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3.Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch (Approx. 200 ml).

    When to transplant Bird of Paradise plant?

    Best time for transplanting Bird of paradise is in the month of June-July

    What are Bird of Paradise plant varieties?

    Humills, Glauca and Rutilans are some varities of S. reginae

    When to repot Bird of Paradise plants?

    Best time for re potting is in the month of June-July when plant out grows from pot.

    When to divide Bird of Paradise plant?

    Younger plants of bird of paradise can be divided when there are four or five shoots in the clump.

    How to prune Bird of Paradise plant?

    The plant is trunkless flowering plant and clump with leaves arising from a crown therefore it does not not require frequent Pruning operation, Prune the bird of paradise plant by removing dead leaves and old flower stalks.

    Are Bird of Paradise plants drought tolerant?

    No, It is a warm temperate plant it will be affected by drought.

    What fertilizer for Bird of Paradise plant?

    Apply any organic Nitrogen and Phosphorous rich fertilizer in the month of June-July

    Can Bird of Paradise plant grow indoors?

    Bird of paradise can be grow indoor but need proper care and large space. With at least 3-6 hours of natural bright sunlight.

    When to prune Bird of Paradise plants?

    Prune the bird of paradise plant in November when plant shows diseased dead leaves, old flower stalks and plant over grown.

    What soil for Bird of Paradise plant?

    Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich.

    Can Bird of Paradise be planted outside?

    Yes, by considering following plants 1. Sunlight- At least 3-6 hours of natural direct bright light is required. 2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3.Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch (Approx. 200 ml).

    How to propagate Bird of Paradise plant?

    A bird of paradise propagated by seed will take three to five years to bloom and bird of paradise can also be propagated by division.This method will produce mature, flowering plants in one to two years.

    Do Bird of Paradise plants spread?

    The plant is a trunk less, evergreen clump with leaves arising from crown and it spreads as much same of plant height .

    Why Bird of Paradise plant leaves curling?

    The most general reasons for curling plant leaves are as follows. 1. Lack of proper nutrient. 2. Improper water and sunlight availability. 3. Insect pest infestation.

    What are some facts of Bird of Paradise plant?

    Some facts of the Bird of Paradise plant are as follow 1. The plant is trunkless flowering plant. 2. Evergreen clump with leaves arising from a crown.3. The most interesting fact is its flowers look like Bird of Paradise.



    Reviews

    Thursday, 12 March 2020

    Plant is in good health.. I m really happy with this little one.

    Ibrahim Kutty

    Monday, 02 March 2020

    I put some water in this plant everyday and they grow like mad!

    amit pandey

    Friday, 21 February 2020

    Very nice plant but price is ok

    Swati Trakru
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