bird of paradise
Strelitzia reginae
ORIGIN: South Africa

PLANT: Tender exotic tropical

WATER: Regular irrigation

LIGHT: Full sun

MATURE HEIGHT: 3'

FLOWER: Exotic orange, white and
blue resembling a bird. Flowers last
a couple of days.

SEASON OF BLOOM: Spring
through fall

COLD TOLERANCE: 20 degrees

USES: Specimen; container plant;
shrub borders; islands

OTHER: The most recognizable
icon of the tropics.