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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.


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.

Further Reading....

  • 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.
Clump forming perennial with all year round flower spikes with flowers which have orange or yellow calyces and blue corollas
£22.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Medium £35.00 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

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