Unusual form of this popular tropical plant, the slender upright habit take up much less space in a garden while still giving you those fabulous flowers. Slow growing, non-spreading, well-behaved in containers or borders. The young plants look like ordinary bird of paradise, and will develop the distinctive paddle-shaped leaves as they grow and mature.
DESCRIPTION: Long slender grey-green tubular leaves in a clump, with bird-like orange and purple-blue flowers on long stems amid the foliage. Leaves are on the very ends of long cylindrical stems, and shaped like a paddle. USE IN:As a feature in tropical-style garden settings, poolside, grassy borders, large containers. LOCATION: Plant in full sun for maximum flowering; tolerates high and low rainfall; and some light frost when mature. CARE: Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Remove spent flowers and old foliage as required. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 1-1.5m H x 1m W. YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide