Bird of Paradise Tropical Flowers
Originating from South Africa, the Bird of Paradise has a unique flower that looks like a bird in flight, thus its name, the Bird of Paradise. The flower is also referred to as the "Strelitzia" which is the birth place of Queen Charlotte of the United Kingdom, after whom the flower is named. In South Africa the flower is called the "Crane" flower. The Bird of Paradise needs sun to produce its flowers and after being picked, the flowers last up to two weeks in a vase. This particular flower is exotic in appearance and makes wonderful decoration in the house and garden.