Bird of Paradise

Strelitzia reginae

Prized for large, exotic, dramatic blooms in orange, blue, and white, this perennial immediately adds a tropical look and feel to the landscape. Clumping crowns of leathery, blue-green leaf blades are reminiscent of banana leaves and provide year-round interest. Commonly grown indoors, this plant is tolerant to a variety of habitats, including container and poolside plantings.


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Bird of Paradise

Strelitzia reginae
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1 gallon, 9"h x 10"w:15 gallon, 41"h x 38"w

Deciduous / Evergreen

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Special Features


Common Nursery Plant Forms

We use plant forms to describe how a plant has been grown in our nursery. Here are some common nursery plant forms explained.

A bush or multi refers to a shrub or small tree grown with multiple stems.

A standard has been trained to have a single trunk.
Many bush/multi plants are also available in standard form, so be sure to check the form when you add plants to your cart.

A column refers to a tree or shrub grown into a tall, narrow shape.

An espalier is a plant trained to grow in a two-dimensional form against a trellis.

Staked plants will be tied to a wooden or plastic stake during the growing process. This technique is generally used on vines but is sometimes used for certain trees or shrubs.