Strelitzia reginae - Bird of Paradise

                Belonging to its own family the Strelitziaceae and originally coming from South  Africa this rather

                slow growing plant can reach a height of about 5' ( 1,50 m ) . It grows from a strong rhizome, producing

                leathery long oval leaves on strong stems. Fascinating inflorescence reminiscent of a crane is held above

                the leaves. Suitable for planting in larger containers and a very precious plant also for smaller

                conservatories. Can be grown in full sun to 50% of shade under temperatures not below 10 degrees


                2. Strongylodon macrobotrys - Jadevine

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