Does a Mexican bird of paradise freeze in the winter?
Mexican Bird of Paradise
Mexican bird of paradise is a tropical plant, so the farther north you go, the less happy it becomes. It is considered a "returning perenial" in zone 8. It can be damaged by freezing temps, and the damage increases as it gets colder. This article has more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/bop/mexican-red-bird-of-paradise.htm