Mountain wild banana

Strelitzia caudata

Transvaal wild banana

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Strelitzia caudata
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Strelitzia caudata is one of three arborescent banana-like Strelitzia species occurring in southern Africa. It is a good focal point for a mid-size to large garden.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Autumn, Winter

Special features

Attracts birds

Pot plant

Attracts bees

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil type

Sand, Clay, Loam

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Strelitziaceae

Flower colour

Purple, Blue, White

Credits

profile iconStrelitzia caudata
by Phakamani Xaba, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, April 2011 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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