Growing Zones: 4-11 patio / 9-11 outdoors(hardy down to 30℉) 4-11 patio / 9-11 outdoors
- Mature Height:
- 4-6 ft.
- Mature Width:
- 3-5 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- Botanical Name:
- Strelitzia reginae
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Famous for unique, tropical flowers
The Bird Of Paradise, or ‘Crane Flower’ plant is known for its stunning flowers that resemble the shape of a tropical bird. The flowers sit among thick green leaves and look as if cranes are perched in the foliage.
The flowers sit on top of green canes with horizontal blue-grey bracts that sit horizontally. At the end of the bracts orange petals shoot straight up, looking like a bird’s feathery crown.
Once planted, they will morph your landscape into a tropical paradise filled with beauty and a sweet floral fragrance. Spectators will have to do a double take, because at first they’ll mistake the vibrant blooms for exotic wildlife, and then they will be drawn into the bright, beautiful colors.
You don’t have to live in a tropical area for Bird Of Paradise plants to thrive because they will grow in containers and inside without any fuss. Place your Bird Of Paradise inside near a sunny window when it starts to get cold, and then place it back outside when temperatures start to warm up again.
Bird Of Paradise plants have canes and large, thick leaves that are similar to banana leaves. They provide a lush background for the vibrant tropical flowers to pop against.
The Bird Of Paradise is often referred to as the ‘beginners tropical’ because it’s an incredibly low maintenance plant that’s easy to grow indoors and out. With a little water your Bird Of Paradise will thrive.
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Customer Reviews & Photos
bird of paradise - orange
I hope the plant does eventually bloom and if it does I would have to change the rating to a 5-star rating. I am really trying to do what I can to make it feel happy so it will grow. The plant does look healthy and I am looking forward to the blooms. What can I write? Thanks.
Big green leaves very healthy. Hasn't bloomed yet but can't wait to see the blooms. It's in a large planter right now but will transplant when I develop the garden area.
looks good but.....
it arrived in great shape. it's now on our back patio and gets sun for about 6 to 8 hrs. the only problem is that there are no flowers as yet. don't know when they will bloom either. the leaves and stems are very stiff and healthy. it keeps getting new shoots and seems to like the larger pot that i transplanted to. i hope it blooms before i have to take it inside.
Bird of paradise
Arrived well packed looks good no flowers yet can't wait till I see it's full beauty
Waiting for flowers - green still :)
Still green but no flowers yet. 2 mos. since it arrived
Most items ship the next business day unless otherwise noted
Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however some orders may ship in 1-2 business days (we do not ship on the weekends) from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.
|Amount of Order||Shipping Charge|
|Less than $15||$11.95|
You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in
Growing Zones 3, 4, 5 or 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our
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We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.
|Growing Zone||Shipping Resumes|
|Zones 3 & 4||Week of April 29th|
|Zones 5||Week of April 14th|
|Zones 6||Week of April 7th|
|Zones 11||Ships Now!|