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Strelitzia reginae

Strelitzia reginae is a popular subtropical foliage plant is well-known for its exotic large, upright, banana-like leaves and extraordinary flowers. Strelitzia reginae is native to subtropical areas of South Africa, where it grows on rocky grassland, coastal scrub and along sunny river banks. Strelitzia reginae is the most common and widely used Strelitzia for pots and cut flower culture. It makes for a great houseplant and can be used outdoors during warmer periods as well. Strelitzia reginae grows striking orange and blue flowers nestled within its grey/green leaves. These long-lasting flowers usually appear 3 to 5 years after germination. Strelitzia reginae is commonly known as Bird of Paradise. Other internationally used common names for Strelitzia reginae are: Queens bird-of-paradise; Ave del paraíso; Strelitzia; Paradiesvogelblume; Strelitzie; Bird of Paradise Flower; Bird's Tongue Flower; Crane Flower. Evanthia has Strelitzia reginae starting material available all year round, as seed and young plants from seed. Growing plugs from Strelitzia seeds can be quite challenging. Evanthia has tons of experience and is happy to do the work for you. For a quick and easy start, order Strelitzia young plants. Ask our team for the Strelitzia cultivation manual for commercial production. Check out all Strelitzias in the Evanthia range.
  • Vigorous, strong upright habit
  • Impressive, exotic-looking leaves and (over time) flowers
  • Versatile use

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Strelitzia reginae

Strelitzia reginae
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    • Botanical name:Strelitzia reginae
    • Common name:Bird of Paradise; Queen Bird of Paradise; Ave del paraíso; Strelitzia; Paradiesvogelblume; Strelitzie; Bird of Paradise Flower; Bird's Tongue Flower; Crane Flower
    • Family:Strelitziaceae
    • Product group:Houseplant, Patio plant, Cut foliage
    • Product name:Strelitzia reginae
    • Properties:Air-purifying, Subtropical
    • Reward:Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit
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