Botanical name: Strelitzia reginae
Common name: Bird of paradise
Strelitzia reginae has large, strong leaves 25–70 cm long and 10–30 cm broad, produced on stems up to 1 m long. The flowers, which emerge one at a time, stand above the foliage at the tips of long stalks and consist of three brilliant orange sepals and three purplish-blue petals. Two of the blue petals are joined together to form an arrow-like nectary. They give appearance of a bird’s head and beak.
Plant height: up to 1.5 m
Plant spread: up to 1.5 m
Care and Maintenance
- tolerates light frost once established
- tolerates drought once established
- full sun, semi shade
- planting season all year round
- medium water use
- fertilize in spring with slow release fertilizer
- remove spent leaves and flowers.
- All plants have roots and are ready for planting.
- Water each day for 2 – 3 weeks after planting.
- Strelitzia reginae (Bird of Paradise) are great for mass and scattered plantings, this plant will thrive in any garden and looks amazing.
Terms & Conditions
All orders are pickup unless otherwise arranged. Able Nursery can provide shipping from northern Queensland down to southern Victoria through our own services and wholesale freight partners. Delivery times will vary depending on peak periods and order sizes.
All orders are pickup unless otherwise arranged. However, we understand that our opening hours may not always be conducive to your work schedule. If you require stock to be delivered, get in touch to find the minimum delivery fee to your region. We reserve the right to a minimum of 2 days turnaround for all general public customers.
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