Orange Bird of Paradise is originated from South Africa, a nature’s work of art Flower Shaped like birds ready to fly with graceful neck of a crane with thick green- gray leaves. This Flower Symbolized African being exotic and sub-tropical locale, Working well in formal landscapes or more tropical casual design.
Of the four species that represent the South African Strelitiziaceae family, the most common is the orange bird of paradise (Strelitzia reginae). Hardy in U.S. Department of Agriculture zones 9 through 11, this sun-worshiper must be protected from frost. While it can survive short bouts of cold weather down to 24 degrees Fahrenheit, blooms and flower buds suffer damage. The plant rallies and recovers if the ground does not freeze. Although this beauty is slow growing and will not bloom until four or five years of age, it is long-lived and flowers profusely nearly year round in warm climates.