- The Strelitzia is named after the Meckenburg-Stelitz, birthplace of Queen Charlotte of England (source).
- The flower is also known as bird of paradise flower.
- The Stelitzia is native to South Africa, where it is commonly known as crane flower.
- If grown from seed, it takes 3 to 5 years for a bird of paradise flower to bloom and it grows 3 to 5 feet tall (source).
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