Plant Facts


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  • Name - Pronounced STRE-lit-see-a. Named after Charlotte, Queen of George III, of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.
  • Common name - Bird of Paradise
  • Description - Tropical plant with huge oval leaves on long stems and bird-like orange and blue flowers.
  • Origin - South Africa
  • Care Tips - Water frequently in summer, much less in winter (overwatering in winter can cause root rot). Feed every 14 days in growing season. Loves sun over 15°C in summer and cooler in winter, 10°C to 13°C. Enjoys a bright and sunny position.

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    Strelitzia reginae