Paradise Regine

Strelitzia reginae

  • Paradise Regine
  • Paradise Regine
  • Paradise Regine
  • Paradise Regine
  • Paradise Regine
  • Paradise Regine
  • Paradise Regine
  • Paradise Regine
  • Paradise Regine
  • Paradise Regine
  • Paradise Regine
  • Paradise Regine
  • Flower name
    Paradise Regine
  • Scientific name
    Strelitzia reginae
  • Alias極楽鳥花, ストレリチア・レギナエ, BIRD-OF-PARADISE, Strelitzia, ストレッチア, バード・オブ・パラダイス
  • Place of originCape Town South Africa
  • Place of floweringCut flowers, flower arrangement, Greenhouse, Botanical Gardens, Overseas
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June, July, August, September, October
  • Language of flowersA bright future

What is Paradise Regine

Paradise Regine (scientific name: Strelitzia reginae) is native to South Africa and is a tropical perennial of the family Strelitziaceae. It has a large long root leaf. Because it makes colorful flowers similar to the cockscomb of the paradise bloom, in Japanese name it is called Gokurakutsuka (paradise flower). Extend the fan-shaped inflorescence from the tip of the flower stalk and attach a beak-shaped Buddha bract. In this bract, add several flowers consisting of calyx and blue-violet tongue like flowers resembling orange cockscomb. It is used for garden planting, greenhouse cultivation, cut flowers. In addition, leaves are also beautiful so it is used as interior decorative plants. The genus name is attributed to Queen 's birth home Strelitz.

Common name: Paradise Regine ,scientific name: Strelitzia reginae ,also known as: bird of paradise flower, Strelitzia ,origin: South Africa Cape Town height: 100-200 cm, leaf: oblong, Leaf length: 40 cm, width: 15 cm, petioles length: 100 cm, inflorescence: fan flowers, flowers (bracts) diameter: 16-20 cm, color: Blue (in perianth piece), orange / yellow (outside flower piece), from April 10, flowering: anniversary, Japan.


  • Eye
    Zingiberales
  • Family
    Strelitziaceae
  • Genus
    Strelitzia
  • Species
    S. reginae
  • Type of flower
    Non-symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Fan inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tongue-shaped
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeTropical perennials
  • Flower colorsOrange
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower15.0 ~ 20.0 cm

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