The plant grows to 2 m (6.6 ft) tall, with large, strong leaves 2570 cm (9.828 in) long and 1030 cm (3.912 in) broad, produced on petioles up to 1 m (39 in) long. The leaves are evergreen and arranged in two ranks, making a fan-shaped crown. The flowers stand above the foliage at the tips of long stalks. The hard, beak-like sheath from which the flower emerges is termed the spathe. This is placed perpendicular to the stem, which gives it the appearance of a bird's head and beak; it makes a durable perch for holding the sunbirds which pollinate the flowers. The flowers, which emerge one at a time from the spathe, consist of three brilliant orange sepals and three purplish-blue petals. Two of the blue petals are joined together to form an arrow-like nectary. When the sunbirds sit to drink the nectar, the petals open to cover their feet in pollen.
Ideal as a wedding favour we can supply these seeds packed in our own bags (40mm x 60mm mini ziplock plastic bags) as per the below example
The seeds are visually appealing.
Or the seeds can be supplied in a bulk packet for you to pack into your own personalised envelope / sachet / container.
A meaningful number of seeds to plant per guest would be 5 seeds.
Supplied in a bulk pack of 100 seeds or in a pack with 20 of our packs of 5 seeds.
Order as many as you need for the number of guests expected.
Cost per guest / favour - From R6.50.
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