Strelitzia reginae

Common Name: Bird of Paradise/ Crane Flower

Description: The leathery texture leaves have a petiole up to 600mm long and is slightly glaucous. The shape varies in from a long lanceolate-oblong to a short oblong blade. It is planted in parks and gardens as a specimen or in group plantings around water features and is used for a tropical effect. The attractive Bird of Paradise is grown for its striking flowers and clumping habit. 

Mature Size: 0.5-1m (h) x 2-3m (w) 

Position: Full sun