With banana-like leaves, this exotic flower is vibrant and architectural, yet retains an essence of femininity. Simply fabulous in a tall contemporary vase, it also looks magnificent in a huge urn filled with heliconia, gingers, protea and other tropical blooms - such as yellow or orange tiger lilies.
These exquisite orange flowers can be designed and delivered by The Harvest Garden with the personal touch, we can provide a variety of similar arrangements including:
Your flowers have been carefully grown, picked, hand arranged and protected at every stage to ensure they arrive with you in peak condition. Some of your flowers may arrive in bud but these will open giving you maximum vase life.
If you follow our simple care instructions your flowers should last for at least 7 days.
• On arrival remove flowers from all packaging and using a sharp knife or scissors cut 2- 3 cm off each stem
• Remove any leaves that would be below the waterline of the vase as these will start to decay causing bacteria to build up in the vase
• Place flowers in a clean vase, filled with fresh water and flower food, following the instructions on the sachet. Keep the water level topped up regularly
• Avoid placing your display near ripening fruit, direct heat, in direct sunlight or in a draught
• Re-cutting the stems every 3 to 4 days may make your flowers last longer
• If your roses droop try re-cutting the stems and standing them in warm water
• If your flowers arrive by post they may appear soft due to the fact that they have been without water for a few days. Once placed in water the stems and buds will firm up as they re-hydrat
A wonderfully exotic flower, the strelitzia is more commonly known as "the bird of paradise" due to its resemblance to this wonderfully exotic bird species!
The strelitzia is a superb flower - now used widely through out floristry, thanks to its strong stem, long lasting flowers and versatile nature. With banana-like leaves, this exotic flower is vibrant and architectural, yet retains an essence of femininity.
Simply fabulous in a tall contemporary vase, it also looks magnificent in a huge urn filled with heliconia, gingers, protea and other tropical blooms - such as yellow or orange tiger lilies. The bird of paradise is a versatile and striking addition to any environment.
Did you know?
Strelitzia is named after the birthplace of Queen Charlotte in the duchy of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.