Swaziland Strelitzia (Strelitzia caudata)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 12
Plant Height: 6 to 18 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Other: 2 to 3 inch, woody 3-lobed capsule containing small brownish to black seeds with yellow aril.
Fruiting Time: Late winter or early spring
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Purplish bracts with white flowers, sometimes tinged mauve at base.
Bloom Size: 5"-6"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern

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