Bird-of-paradise, Queen's Bird-of-Paradise, Queen's Bird-of Paradise Strelitzia reginae

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Strelitzia reginae

Family:

Strelitziaceae

Genus:

Strelitzia

Species:

reginae

Common Name:

Bird-of-paradise, Queen's Bird-of-Paradise, Queen's Bird-of Paradise

Seeds Per Pound:
1,300
Quantity:
3.43 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
8
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
6 feet
Collection Locale:
South Africa
Crop Year:
2021
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
10

 

 

In Stock: 3.43 lb
Prices
  • Strelitzia reginae

Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$8.95
1 oz
$59.95
1 lb
$519.95
1 kg
$1,038.00
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: soak seed in hot (130 degrees F) water for 6-24 hours, change water once during this time, or mechanically scarify the seed.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: make sure that growing medium has 40% coarse sharp sand for best drainage. Give bottom heat and keep at 88 degrees F for 2 weeks, then keep at room temperature.
Other: treat scarifired seed with a broad spectrum fungicide prior to sowing, keep mice away from seed.
In a Nutshell:
* Strelitzia reginae is a monocotyledonous flowering plant indigenous to South Africa . Common names include Strelitzia , Crane Flower or Bird of Paradise , though these names are also collectively applied to other species in the genus Strelitzia . Its scientific name commemorates Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz , queen consort of King George III . more...
* A curious plant, with a flower stalk rising to several feet, at the top is a sheath from which up to six conspicuous orange or yellow flowers, each with a dark blue "tongue," emerge, very striking, grown outdoors in zone 10, in greenhouses in colder areas, leaves, to 3', resemble banana leaves, evergreen, 6' x 18', plant forms substantial clumps, native to South Africa .
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov