Saturday, 10 December 2011

Bird of paradise flower photos.

The Bird of Paradise includes four species of perennial herbaceous. It is originally from South Africa. It is a perennial plant with roots that reach deep into the soil, leafy. Floral stem has 0.9 – 1.6m long, almost round and wearing a blossom which covers 3 or 7 flowers. A flower consists of three separate, three blue petals and 5 orange stamens. Petals (one short and two long) are united and sharp.  
       Nicolai is the largest species, can reach up to 10 m high. 

   When the flower is open has the form of an exotic bird, hence the name of the bird of paradise. Pots in which are grown should be deeper than 0.7 – 1 m because the Bird of Paradise has a very deep root system. It increases between 1 to 2 m high.
 Nicolai is the largest species, can reach up to 10 m high.
 Watering: it is watered 2 or 3 times per month, and during the warm season 4 or 5 times a month. During the rest period (May, August) does not get wet.
Light: Bird of Paradise is a demanding plant from this point of view and therefore only when it is placed on rest (from May to August) can be shading the room, or where it grows.          Loosening soil: at least once a month

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