Strelitzia reginae ‘Mandela’s Gold’


Strelitzia reginae
‘Mandela’s Gold’

Yellow bird of paradise

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Kirstenbosch, South Africa

Growth Habit:

Growth Habit

Growing Requirements:

Bird of paradise plants are quite drought tolerant once established. Plant in full sun near the coast or partial shade in hotter regions.


This yellow-flowering form was created at Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden by careful cross-pollination of rare yellow flowers on the typically orange-flowering species.

Where at Lotusland:

At the top of the parterre in front of the wrought iron wishing well, adjacent to the circular pebble mosaics.

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