Strelitzia Reginae Bird of Paradise TCF3 produces beautifully large flame orange flowers accented by two striking blue anterior petals. The generally single-stemmed flowers are very long lasting and provide a spectacular display over an extended period in both garden & landscape settings, and are also suitable for cutting. Bird of Paradise varieties are grown for their beautiful silvery green bold foliage and spectacularly beautiful flowers. Strelitzia Reginae is the most popular of all the Bird of Paradise varieties as it is a very strong garden performer which is both drought and frost tolerant, requires very little maintenance and is very resilient towards many common pests and diseases.
Unlike many of the common and wild varieties of Strelitzia which tend to flower infrequently and generally shed excessive leaves post-flowering, the Strelitzia Reginae Bird of Paradise TCF3 variety is specifically suited to landscape applications because of its superior performance. Common and wild varieties and names of Strelitzia include, crane flower and crane lily.
Advantages of Strelitzia Bird of Paradise TCF3
- Profuse flowering with striking flame orange flower accented by two blue anterior petals
- Large elegant flowers that are suitable as cut-flowers
- Extended flowering season (most of the year)
- Strong healthy vegetative growth is ideal for landscaping
- Extra-low maintenance (suitable for borders, pots and mass plantings)
- 60 - 120cm height at maturity (will clump up to 60-80cm)
- 40 - 60cm apart is suitable planting distance for clumping
- Flowers warmer months (spring, summer, autumn)
- Suitable for part-shade and full sun
- Drought & frost tolerant
- Suitable for pots and will grow in most regions of Australia
- Perennial plant fully mature in 2 - 3 years
Seed Sowing Instructions
- Easy to follow seed propagation notes are provided with every seed purchase
- Seeds of this variety are best started in seed raising mix or Jiffy® pellets before planting into the garden
What am I Purchasing?
- Premium seeds of Strelitzia Reginae Bird of Paradise TCF3
- Easy to follow seed propagation notes