Scientific Name: Strelitzia Reginae
Common names: Bird of Paradise
Growing Height: 1.5 metres high by 1 metre wide
- A striking plant, with a stunning flower that creates a lush tropical look
- The flowers and stem makes an excellent floral arrangement and create
This large, evergreen clump-forming plant has long-stalked, broad, bluish green leaves.
Its striking, orange and purple-blue flowers, which resemble an exotic bird, are borne on long stems in spring and summer.
Plant Care: Plant in fertile, well drained soil, using a high slow release nitrogen based fertiliser 2-3 times per year. Plant ion a brightly lit position or partial shade. Keep moist in warm weather. Water sparingly in cool weather. Remove damaged or spent leaves reguarly.