Strelitzia nicholi

Giant Bird of Paradise
Giant Bird of Paradise
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Plant Type

Perennial, Shrub

Evergreen-Deciduous

Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Large

Mature Height & Spread

10-30′ x 10-30′

Exposure

Full Sun, partial Shade

Water

Medium Water

Flower Color

White

Bloom Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Special Features

Coastal Conditions

Container Sizes

#1, #5, #7, #15, 24″ Box, 36″ Box

Natural Growth Habit

Clumping

Sunset Garden Zones

22-24

Clumping tree like plant growing up to 30 foot tall with dramatic foliage similar to banana leaves. Flowers resemble a crested bird head in tones of white purplish gray and navy blue. Can withstand temperatures to 28* F. Needs heat to thrive and bloom well intermittently throughout the year.

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