Strelitzia reginae is a tufted, evergreen, stemless perennial up to 1,5 m tall and 2 m in diameter. The roots are fleshy and finger-like. The leaves are opposite and arranged fan-like in one plane and the margins can sometimes be red-edged. The inflorescence stalk is 700 mm tall with 4-6 flowers that emerge in succession in a boat-shaped spathe ± 200 mm long, producing a mucilaginous substance when in bloom. The flowers have orange sepals and blue/purple petals.
Strelitzia reginae is one the most popular horticultural perennials around the world. It flowers for long periods and is an ideal pot plant and cut flower subject.
You may find stock of this plant at Random Harvest.