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Commonly known as Bird of paradise flower

An exotic, long-lasting cut flower.

Genus of about 5 species of clump-forming, evergreen perennials found in habitats ranging from riverbanks to open glades in the bush of South Africa.

  • Evergreen - clump forming perennials
  • Full sun - or partial shade and shelter from cold winds - if growing outdoors
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - scale insects
  • Place of origin - South Africa
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Greenhouse / conservatory - Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter - loam-based compost - good light - shade from hottest sun - good ventilation
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - if growing outdoors

Buy Varieties of STRELITZIA


STRELITZIA reginae  >

Commonly known as: Bird of paradise flower, Crane lily.
A conservatory or greenhouse plant with orange flowers with purplish-blue centres
Small £22.50 each
Medium £35.00 each

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