Bird Of Paradise Plants
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bird of paradise flower

Zone Delcambre, 70528 | robertb44 added on September 12, 2016 | Answered

What to do with the flower after blooming is complete and drying up?

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Alisma
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Answered on September 12, 2016

You can remove the faded flower as described in the following article. This will improve the appearance of the plant and may prevent plant diseases.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/bop/deadhead-bird-of-paradise.htm

The only reason to leave the dried flower on would be if you wanted to propagate the plant by collecting seeds for planting.

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