The Bird of Paradise or Strelitzia Reginae is practically royalty in the plant world. Tall, strong, and extremely beautiful, this plant makes heads turn. Related to the Banana family, it has a strong stem allowing it to carry its gorgeous orangish-blue blossom. With the blossom resembling a bird, it's no secret where its name came from!
6 - 10 inches in a standard plastic nursery pot.
Bright indirect light. Full sun every now and then is not an issue.
Usually, every 1 - 2 weeks, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more during the summer months.
Plant Specific Care
Make sure to take time to dust your plant, this allows it to photosynthesize efficiently. Along with this rotate your plant once a week to ensure even growth on all sides. Don't be afraid to prune broken or discolored leaves, new leaves will come back before you know it!