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How to plant orange bird of paradise?

I have a 4 x 15 area that I would like to fill with orange bird of paradise. I bought 20 small plants about 8" tall. How far apart do I need to place each plant and can I plant one in front of the other lke in rows? If this is too much for this area, I can always plant the excess in other areas of my garden. Thank you.

Submitted by anam726

Thanksf or writing. The plants can grow about 3 feet across --- so I'd plant them 3 feet apart unless you want more space between the individual plants. You can plant them closer together if you'd like --- you just may need to divide them in a few years to keep them from getting over crowded.

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