Strelitzia reginae Mandela's Gold, formerly known as Kirstenbosch Gold, is a rare reginae type Strelitzia. This exotic foliage plant has exotic large, upright, banana-like leaves and extraordinary flowers. Strelitzia reginae is native to subtropical areas of South Africa, where it grows as an evergreen perennial on rocky grassland, coastal scrub and along sunny river banks. Strelitzia reginae Mandela's Gold makes for a great houseplant and can be used outdoors during warmer periods as well. It grows striking yellow and blue flowers, nestled within its broad 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 are: Queen Bird of Paradise; Ave del paraíso; Strelitzia; Paradiesvogelblume; Strelitzie; Bird of Paradise Flower; Bird's Tongue Flower; Crane Flower. Evanthia has Strelitzia reginae Mandela’s Gold 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.
Impressive, exotic-looking leaves and (over time) flowers
Discover the Strelitzia reginae 'Mandela's Gold'
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