Strelitzia reginae 10
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Strelitzia reginae
(Bird of Paradise)
(Crane Flower)
USDA Zone: 10A - 11
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Origin: South Africa
Type: Herbaceous perennial

Typical Height: 4’-6’
(1.2–1.8mts)
Typical Spread: 3'-4’
(0.9–1.2mts)

Growth: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High
Salt Tolerance: Low
Wind Tolerance: N/A
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: Orange & blue
Flowering Season: Summer; Fall
Flower Feature: Showy
Light Needs: Medium-High
Nutritional Needs: Medium
Human Hazards: None
Family: Strelitziaceae
Propagation: Division; Seeds
Leaf Type: Simple
Texture: Coarse
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G (2’-3’OA)
7G (3’-4’OA)
15G (4’-5’OA)
25G (5’-6’OA)

Typical planting distance:
2’-4’ O.C.
(0.6-1.2mts)

Common Uses: Cut flowers; Medium Shrubs; Borders; Containers;
Category: Medium Shrubs

Notes: Slow growing clumping plant with excellent cut flowers

+In this Photo:
Strelitzia reginae
(Bird of Paradise)
Flowers close up

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
May 2014
Coral Gables
Florida USA

Sources:
Betrock’s
Reference Guide to
Florida Landscape Plants

Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners, landscapers and homeowners.

Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://www.floridata.com/ref/s/stre_reg.cfm

http://plantzafrica.com/plantqrs/strelitziareginae.htm

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/619/