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Strelitzia alba - Paradijsbloem (1-5)

EUR 0.35

Hoogte: 4 m.

Bloeit: jaarrond

Type: TTr

Winterhard in: zones 9-11 (5C)

 

Kuipplant. Grijziggroene, lepelvormige, lange bladeren (als van banaan). Blad en stelen zijn glad. De bloemen zijn zeer karakteristiek.

 

Zaai-instructies: 2 dg weken. Kiemt binnen 1-12 mnd, 18-23C.

Plant-instructies: Voedselrijke grond. Zon, halfschaduw.

 

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Description: The uniquely shaped flower of this exotic tropical perennial resembles a bird's head. The infloresence are composed of a dark blue bract, white sepals and bluish-purple tongue. They flower mostly in Winter and Spring, but they can bloom all year. Fantastically handsome flowers aside, this is also a very attractive foliage plant. The large paddle-shaped leathery leaves are grey-green.

 

Height: 4 m.

Flowers: all year

Type: TTr

Hardy in: zones 9-11 (5 Celsius)

 

Sowing instructions: Remove the orange fluff. Soak the seeds for two days. Sow in a warm and moist spot. Germinates in 30-365 days.

 

Planting instructions: Tolerates sandy and clayey soils with good drainage, and thrives in rich, moist and loamy soils. It responds well to fertilizer and is considered a heavy feeder. Full sun or partial shade

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