Strelitzia reginae, Orange Bird of Paradise, Crane Flower

(30 customer reviews)

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Arrives in 3 - 7 days.
Ships July 1st - July 8th.
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Natural Root Stimulant

Natural probiotics, organics, and moisture control gel boost root growth. Invigorates existing plants, reduces transplant shock and accelerates establishment of new plants. This all natural product will not burn roots.

When Transplanting: Apply between new soil and plant so stimulant touches root ball.

For Existing Plants: Apply stimulant 2-3 inches below top of soil.

Use the proper amount for each pot size:
6″ Pot: ½ Pack
8-10″ Pot: 1 Pack
12-14″ pot: 2 Packs

Organic Indoor Soil Mix

Watch your indoor plants flourish with PlantVine’s Organic Indoor Soil. This is our best all-purpose mix for the demanding requirements of indoor potted plants. The perfect combination of quality ingredients provides the ideal amount of water retention, drainage and aeration for a wide variety of interior plants. This is an all natural product containing no artificial fertilizers or chemicals. Each bag contains 128 oz of soil.

6” pot into an 8-10” planter: About 1.5 bags
8-10” pot into a 12-14” planter: About 3 bags

Organic Outdoor Potting Mix

PlantVine’s Organic Outdoor Potting Soil is time-tested and proven to help your outdoor potted plants thrive. This is our best all-purpose mix, and a smart choice for a wide variety of outdoor plants, flowers and vegetables. The all natural ingredients are specially blended to provide excellent long term drainage, high air porosity and good water holding capability. This mix contains no artificial fertilizers or chemicals. Each bag contains 128 oz of soil.

6” pot into an 8-10” planter: About 1.5 bags
8-10” pot into a 12-14” planter: About 3 bags

Soluble Fertilizer

Great for indoor and outdoor potted plants, this fertilizer quickly dissolves in water, making fertilizing as quick and simple as possible. Just mix 1 teaspoon (scoop included) with 1 gallon of water, and water as normal. Makes 48 gallons.

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Recently Shipped Strelitzia reginae, Orange Bird of Paradise, Crane Flower



Some say the Bird of Paradise or Strelitzia Reginae is named for brightly colored birds in flight. Others believe it resembles a sunbird drinking water. Still others find that it looks like a colorful crane’s head. This South African beauty makes a bold statement in bright orange, purple, blue and white playing off evergreen leaves.

Best with full sun to partial shade, its flower is considered a monocot and provides a seasonal bloom. Of course, we know it’s a dramatic ornamental addition to landscaping, but it also works well for container gardening.  If you’re going to grow it indoors, make sure to find a sunny spot with moderate temperatures. Remember though,  it is toxic to animals and children, if ingested.

The Bird of Paradise grows up to 4 feet in height with a 2 to 3 foot spread. Plant in rich soil and make sure to monitor the amount of fertilizer and compost you use. It’s wind resistant, does well in drier regions, and it’s great for coastal regions, too. It’s extremely sensitive to cold, however, and needs to be well protected from any kind of frost.


Additional information


10a, 10b, 11a, 11b, 12a, 12b

Sun Exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun

Mature Height

3 ft – 6 ft


2 ft – 3 ft

30 reviews for Strelitzia reginae, Orange Bird of Paradise, Crane Flower

  1. Susan W. (verified owner)

    Beautiful Plant ! Arrived in great condition. Looking forward to enjoying it for years to come.

  2. Terry (verified owner)

    The plant looks fantastic. Very happy with shipping, came exactly when they said it would. I plan on purchasing from them again.

  3. Beth K. (verified owner)

    Plants arrived in awesome shape!

  4. John

    How old are the extra large Plants?

  5. Lourdes Minton (verified owner)

    Looks great!

  6. Anonymous (verified owner)

    very beautiful

  7. Robin B. (verified owner)

    I’m thinking about buying more. I love it!

  8. Yvonne Kumpfmiller (verified owner)

    I love my Bird of Paradise thank you so much!! How long does it take to bloom flowers? I have tons of new leaves but no flowers. I’ve had it for 6 months now and I purchased the largest size. Thank you so much

  9. Richard (verified owner)

    Plant arrived healthy and in excellent condition.

  10. Mark (verified owner)

    Looks great so far.

  11. Dr Jeffrey Mostade (verified owner)

    Very happy with the healthy strelitzia. Big plant, well packaged, and swift delivery. And correct plant. I’ll buy here again

  12. Myles K. (verified owner)

    This was a first purchase from your company and I was really impressed with the responsiveness and the quality of the plant. Well done!

  13. Debra (verified owner)

    Love your attention to detail . The plant is absolutely beautiful!

  14. Sandy (verified owner)

    Thank you so much. I was about worried about my plant and the condition it may be when it was perfect!! Even my husband was surprised.told him to water it when it came, no need ffg or that it was perfect! Thank you

  15. Yamaris Calvo (verified owner)

    I was very happy with my plant

  16. Linda Hendrie (verified owner)

    I just purchased a large orange bird of paradise and noticed you are shipping it to Florida but it should be shipped to my address in South Carolina.

  17. SHARON R DORISIO (verified owner)

  18. Carline Daniel (verified owner)

    So.. I love him!!! Name him Joaquin and he seems happy by his spot by the window. I need to stop ordering from you site. Lol. I have a few coming my way.

  19. Laura DeFoliart (verified owner)

    The plant looked great upon arrival! The size was perfect.

  20. Mary Brummett (verified owner)

  21. Jon Williamson (verified owner)

    A lot smaller than expected, but tons of new growth

  22. Virginia G (verified owner)

  23. Eric G. (verified owner)

    Great plant, customer service, and shipping across the country.

  24. Rebecca (verified owner)

    Came in great shape, well packaged, healthy. Looking forward to seeing how it grows here in the PNW!

  25. Benjamin Spinelli (verified owner)

    Plants arrived in perfect condition well packaged for shipment the photo of plants before shipping is a great Plus would not hesitate to buy from again

  26. Anne S. (verified owner)

    Plant had some broken stems and several leaves looked like they’d been chewed on. But it’s healthy. And doing well. Growing some new leaves already. Box was crushed and have sent an email, waiting on a response. But I would order again.

  27. Sean (verified owner)

    The quality of the plant was excellent! I am so grateful I was able obtain this variety, as it is not sold at most garden centers in the upper midwest. During shipment, a couple of the taller leaves were partially damaged; I don’t think the support stake was quite long enough. Also, the outer box did not indicate top/bottom, only the inner one did which was odd, although I’m not sure if package handlers would even treat the package any differently if those labels were present. Finally, I would’ve gladly paid for upgraded, faster shipping if that had been an option.

  28. Nathan (verified owner)

    Arrive healthy and well rooted. Beautiful plant.

  29. Chance (verified owner)

    I’m going to be completely honest I was hesitant at first since this was my first time purchasing from this company.

    After purchasing from the company I am more than impressed with the quality and size of the plant i received, it didn’t take too long to ship but when it arrived it was packed very securely I highly recommended buying this plant from here you will not be disappointed I’m planning on definitely purchasing more plants from PlantVine soon.

  30. Patricia Hernandez (verified owner)

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Why others chose the Strelitzia reginae, Orange Bird of Paradise, Crane Flower

It was my mom and dads like wedding flower. My dad passed away in august of 2020. And I wanted to give my mom something special

It was my mom and dads like wedding flower. My dad passed away in august of 2020. And I wanted to give my mom something special

I wanted to add a tropical large plant to my living room as I live in Chicago where winters might feel endless and plants are adding some level of comfort.

It’s a gift that’s very striking but not too high maintenance.

Hoping to get an orange bloom out of this guy!!!

Finally live somewhere warm and have always wanted one. So hard to find!

Gift - great value for size

I miss all the tropical plants from Hawaii, I had to get it!

I miss all the tropical plants from Hawaii, I had to get it!

Again, one of my favorite plants when I travel to tropical locations, I had to have one ~ hopefully I can care for it correctly here in the Midwest/Missouri climates!

I love seeing the orange blooms on this plant in Hawaii and South Africa. I'm hoping this plant will bring some of those good vibes into my home!

corner of a room statement plant! hoping it is the big plant that thrives in the lighting I have...

Looks very healthy!!!

There very Beautiful