I have also bragged about my seed-grown Monstera deliciosa in the past, particularly on my web pages.
Monstera deliciosa. This picture was taken one year and two days ago; the plant is much bigger now, and will probably take over the house some day. By the way, has anybody seen my cat?
But I don't believe I have ever written about my Strelitzia reginae, or Orange Bird of Paradise. I sowed the seed about six years ago. Here is how it looks as of today: