Native to South Africa, bird of paradise plants (Strelitzia reginae) grow in full sun or partial shade. Plants grown in full sun, however, are shorter, with smaller, shorter-stemmed blooms in larger numbers than plants grown in shade.
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A freelance writer, Judy Wolfe has owned Prose for the Pros, a freelance writing business, since 2006. She's been an inveterate traveler since 1961 and draws on her travel experiences to provide articles for such websites as Chincoteague Island Vacations and Berlin Dude. Wolfe holds a Bachelor of Arts in literature from California State University at Pomona.