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Strelitzia reginae
Bird of paradise

Strelitzia Reginae – Bird of Paradise
Strelitzia Reginae – Bird of ParadiseStrelitzia Reginae – Bird of paradise

Strelitzia reginae
Bird of paradise

Strelitzia reginae has large, strong leaves 25–70 cm long and 10–30 cm broad, produced on stems up to 1 m long. The flowers, which emerge one at a time, stand above the foliage at the tips of long stalks and consist of three brilliant orange sepals and three purplish-blue petals. Two of the blue petals are joined together to form an arrow-like nectary. They give appearance of a bird’s head and beak.

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Botanical name: Strelitzia reginae

Common name: Bird of paradise

Strelitzia reginae has large, strong leaves 25–70 cm long and 10–30 cm broad, produced on stems up to 1 m long. The flowers, which emerge one at a time, stand above the foliage at the tips of long stalks and consist of three brilliant orange sepals and three purplish-blue petals. Two of the blue petals are joined together to form an arrow-like nectary. They give appearance of a bird’s head and beak.

Size

Plant height: up to 1.5 m

Plant spread: up to 1.5 m

Care and Maintenance

  • tolerates light frost once established
  • tolerates drought once established
  • full sun, semi shade
  • planting season all year round
  • medium water use
  • fertilize in spring with slow release fertilizer
  • remove spent leaves and flowers.

Planting

  • All plants have roots and are ready for planting.
  • Water each day for 2 – 3 weeks after planting.
  • Strelitzia reginae (Bird of Paradise) are great for mass and scattered plantings, this plant will thrive in any garden and looks amazing.

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