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The Bird of Paradise

The Bird of Paradise

This beautiful flower (Strelitzia reginae) originally from South Africa, takes its name from Oceania birds that stand out for their incredible and exuberant plumage of shapes and bright colors. It is shaped like a bird's head with a hard brown beak and crest a colorful orange and deep blue.

Since it was introduced in Europe XVIII mid-century it has become an essential species of flower shop and found his place in the warehouses of flowers and in many homes, not only as a garden plant, but as a spectacular decorative element in the form freshly cut flower.

It's a flower of warm weather so you need heat and a slightly stable temperature. They can reach up to 1.5 m. Each flower stem normaly has 6-8 blooms.

The flower consists of three petals and three orange bright blue sepals, the leaves are very large. Greenhouse can produce flowers in different seasons.

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