Yellow Bird of Paradise
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||ses-al-PIN-ee-uh gil-EEZ-ee-eye|
|Average Size at Maturity||Large, open, moderate growing shrub; reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Mediterranean, Rustic, Xeric|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Rock Garden, Specimen|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Waterwise, Heat Loving|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Heat Loving Color|
Thrives in a wide range of soils, provided they are fast-draining. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates drought. No fertilization is necessary; this plant fixes nitrogen in the soil and needs little care.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 11