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Desert Bird of Paradise

Desert Bird of Paradise

Regular price $22.00 USD
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Plant Type: shrub
Plant Height: 3-10 feet
Spread: 3-6 feet
Flower Color: yellow
Sun Exposure: Full Sun


Desert Bird of Paradise is a deciduous to semi-evergreen shrub native to South America, particularly Argentina and Uruguay. It's highly valued in landscaping for its vibrant blooms and adaptability to dry climates.

The most notable feature of this plant is its flowers, which are eye-catching and resemble a bird in flight, hence the name "Bird of Paradise." The bright yellow petals and contrasting long, red stamens make it a focal point in any garden. These blooms typically appear in the warmer months, from late spring to early fall, providing a long season of color.

In addition to its flowers, the Desert Bird of Paradise has fine, feathery foliage that adds a soft texture to the landscape. The leaves are green and bipinnate, creating a fern-like appearance. This plant's moderate size and attractive form make it suitable for a variety of uses in the garden. It can be used as a standalone specimen, in mixed borders, or in xeriscape gardens.

This shrub is particularly well-suited to hot, dry environments. It's drought-tolerant once established and thrives in well-drained soils. Minimal watering and care are required, making it a great choice for low-maintenance and water-efficient landscapes.

The Desert Bird of Paradise's combination of striking flowers, fine-textured foliage, and drought tolerance makes it a popular choice for gardeners in arid and semi-arid regions. It's an excellent plant for adding a touch of exotic beauty and vibrant color to the landscape.

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