Strelitzia nicolai



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Strelitzia nicolai

Common Name: Giant Bird of Paradise, White Bird of Paradise

A tropical perennial with a tree-like, fountain-shaped growth habit. Leathery, blue-green leaves are broad, up to 6 feet long and resemble banana leaves. Large bird-like flowers display grayish-purple heads, white combs, and blue beaks. Blooms in fall and winter. Commonly grown indoors.

USDA Zone: Zones 9 - 11

Sunset Zone: Zones 12*, 13*, 22 - 24; H1, H2 (*with protection)

Mature Height: 25 - 30 feet

Mature Width: 12 - 15 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun, Filtered Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade, Shade

Water Needs: Regular

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