Bird of Paradise

There 5 species of herbaceous perennials in this genus and they are native to South Africa. The name comes from the Duchy of Mecklenburg, Germany known as Streilitz which was the birthplace of Queen Charlotte of Great Britain.

 

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Strelitzia reginae  
   
   
   

 

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