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Strelitzia reginae

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 401253

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Strelitzia reginae is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F   (-6.5° to -1°C)
Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence: ORANGE crest - BLUE bract, summer-autumn
Fruit: BLACK seed, ORANGE tuft...sow in spring
Foliage: large basal lvs. ~ like Musa..clump-forming in warm
Height, in meters: 1.5
Height, in feet: 4.95
Strelitzia reginae seeds may be subject to seasonal availability

Synonyms (alternative names) for Strelitzia reginae:
Strelitzia parvifolia, 

Common names for Strelitzia reginae:

Bird of Paradise Flower,  Bird-of-Paradise Flower,  Crane Flower,  Crane Lily,  Craneflower,  Estrelitzia,  Kraanvoelblom,  Oiseau du paradis,  Orange Bird of Paradise,  Paradiesvogelblume, 


Strelitzia reginae is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

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Germination guide for Strelitzia reginae

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.

Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet, the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Strelitzia reginae seeds will usually germinate in 30-180 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Sow Strelitzia reginae seeds on the surface of a Sand seed sowing mix at about 22°C.

Remove the fluffy tufts and soak in warm water for a few hours before sowing, keep the sand moist and the seed tray in a warm dark place (about 25°C)

Soak for up to 3 days changing the water daily.


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