The simple tight stem with a comb consisting of graceful open orange bracts with two or three blue royal leaves ensures that you will not easily overlook this beauty. If you look closely, the flower even resembles a bird. It is a flower with a unique appearance, there is nothing quite like it!
This flower has several symbolisms. The Strelitzia is seen as a flower of freedom and also stands for immortality. This special symbolism therefore requires a beautiful story. If you give the strelitzia to someone, provide a card on which you explain why he/she deserves this flower.
The Strelitzia originates mainly in South Africa and was shipped to many countries in the eighteenth century. That's how she got her name; the great love for flowers and plants of the wife of English King George III, named Charlotte van Mecklenburg-Strelitz, led to the naming of this special flower.
With these tips you can enjoy your Strelitzias for up to 2 weeks: