Bird of Paradise plants for sale at Flowerbulbsinc.co.uk. Bird of Paradise is a stunning and exotic houseplant native to South Africa. Their beautiful orange and blue coloured flowers resemble the head of a paradise bird and their large leathery leaves are also very eye-catching. Strelizia is a great focus plant, that will definitely add a touch of the tropics to your home. This exotic plant is not winter hardy, which means that it is not suitable for planting in the garden. But as a houseplant, in a pot on your patio or balcony during summer or in a conservatory it is a definite must-have.
Divide Bird of Paradise plant
Bird of Paradise plants can be easily divided. Strelizia needs to be re-potted every four years. An excellent time to propagate the plant. Here’s the ‘how to’:
Rinse the roots gently and remove old soil
Divide the rhizomes by cutting them with a sharp knife and make sure each rhizome has roots
Add a growth promoter if you wish and replant the rhizomes separately in little pots
Be sure to not let the soil dry out or give too much water after propagation
The first weeks after replanting Bird of Paradise plants they need a little extra care. Be sure to water well and place them in a warm, light place. Once new leaves begin to grow, you know that the transplantation has been successful. Would you like to own a Bird of Paradise plant? Buy yours now at Flowerbulbsinc.co.uk.