Bird of Paradise

Scientific name:  Strelitzia reginae
Continent: Africa
Fruit:  No
Fallen Leaf:  No
Toxic:  No
Size:  1,2 m

Each stem supports five to eight flowers

Native to South America, the Bird of paradise flower is a perennial herbaceous plant grown in warm, subtropical and Mediterranean climates. Its leaves are large, oval in shape and with prominent veining.

The flowers are the most striking feature of this plant, with each flower stalk holding between 5 and 8 of them. Flowers emerge from the hard stalk consisting of 3 bright orange sepals and 3 bright blue petals.

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