How much light does a Bird of Paradise need?


Inadequate light will not produce flowers, so provide three to four hours of direct sunlight such as in a southern window exposure daily. Indoors, during summertime protect the plant from mid-day direct sunlight deterring sunburn. If placed outdoors during summer move to a bright semi-shaded area to protect from overly hot sun-drenched conditions when temperatures rise above 70 degrees. Remove faded foliage and flowers as needed.

For more information see our guide to Bird of Paradise

Courtesy of the NYBG Plant Information Service 



  • Last Updated Apr 23, 2024
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  • Answered By Anita Finkle

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