BCP/Strelitzia reginae


Strelitzia reginae

Strelitzia reginae, flowers & foliage

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Profile for Strelitzia reginae (Bird of Paradise)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Large to medium clump forming, basal leaved perennial
Flowers:Very unusual flowers emerge one at a time from the boat shaped spathe consist of three brilliant orange sepals and three blue petals. Unmistakable flowers
Foliage:large, strong leaves 25-70 cm (10-28 in) long and 10-30 cm (4-12 in) broad, produced on petioles up to 1 m (about 40 in) long.
Stem:none, basal crown
Growing Conditions:Well drained soils, frost free areas
Life Cycle: Perennial
Similar Plants:Ravenala, Zingiberales, other Strelitzia
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Strelitzia reginae, flowers, foliage showing habit
Strelitzia reginae, flowers, foliage showing habit