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Q.Pruning Mexican Red Bird of Paradise

Zone 10 | Anonymous added on August 9, 2012 | Answered

If I prune back about one half in middle of summer, will the flowers grow back? If so, how long will it take? I live in the low Ca. desert.

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Answered on August 10, 2012

Yes, it is ok to cut it back like this, and it should grow back and bloom just fine. Here is an article that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/bop/bird-of-paradise-pruning.htm

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