Yellow Bird of Paradise
Pronunciation: ses-al-PIN-ee-uh gil-EEZ-ee-eye
|Description||Large, exotic, yellow flowers with striking long red stamens adorn this open, fine-textured shrub. Wonderful for use as an informal specimen, or to plant in groups as a textural hedge or screen. This high-heat tolerant shrub adds superb color to minimal care, waterwise gardens. Often remains semi-evergreen in mild winter regions.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Large, open, moderate growing shrub; reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen|
|Companion Plants||Bottlebrush (Callistemon); Yucca (Yucca); Salvia (Salvia); Desert Willow (Chilopsis); Agave (Agave); False Yucca (Hesperaloe)|
|Care||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
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in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.