The birds of paradise is one of the most popular plants ever due to their unique beauty and their lovely leaves and flowers. Taking after their name, you’ll notice how a mature, flowering plant takes on an exotic bird appearance that is vibrant and delicate, making them wonderful for filling spaces or adding a strong dose of beauty into any room. They are fairly easy to care for and there are several colors that you can get for the indoor varieties.
Some of the birds of paradise most popular characteristics are:
- Large, vibrant and dramatic flowers that are iconic and lovely
- Easy to care for, they only require slightly more attention than standard plants
- Comes in vibrant orange and white with the indoor varieties
- Has a unique grouping formation that love amazing
One thing that more knowledgeable plant owners might notice is that birds of paradise tends to look like a banana plant. It’s in the leaves. Both of them have large, paddle-shaped leaves that are truly spectacular. The major difference is that birds of paradise grow straight from the soil. You’ll also notice that the birds of paradise’s leaves grow together in a cluster, tightly grouped together and giving you a dramatic look that adds to any room.
However, what is most breathtaking is the birds of paradise flower. Their flowers are very colorful and flamboyant, growing up from the leaves. They look just like an exotic bird’s head and they are on a long stalk, giving them a wonderful aesthetic that no other plant can replicate. They appear tropical and lovely with a vibrant beauty.
While the birds of paradise plant comes in many different colors, the vast majority of indoor varieties contain white or orange flowers, but don’t worry. Regardless of which you get, the plants are both very beautiful and grow well indoors.
You might expect such a beautiful plant to be difficult to care for, but it’s actually quite easy. You’ll need to give them slightly more attention than other plants, like devil’s ivy that is almost impossible to kill, but not that much more. They do best with bright indirect light and partial direct sunlight during the morning and afternoon. This light exposure allows them to flower at their best.
Watering is pretty similar. During the warmer months of spring and summer, make sure to keep the soil nice and moist. During the winter, you can let the soil dry a little before watering the birds of paradise. That’s all there is to it. Even novice growers can easily do this.
Birds of paradise are absolutely stunning and give you a unique and colorful aesthetic that works in any room. While they need some direct sunlight, you should be able to get enough by just leaving the plant near a window, aside from that you can easily place them anywhere in the room. If you want a dramatic plant that is vibrant and breathtaking, then the birds of paradise is right for you.