White Bird of Paradise
STRELITZIA Nicolai, White/ Giant Bird of Paradise, 28"32" Height
Watering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Botanical Pronunciation:stre-LITS-ee-uh NICK-oh-ly
Sunset climate zones:22 - 24
Average landscape size:Slow growing clump reaches 25 to 30 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide.
Special features:Easy Care, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Blooms:Summer; nearly year-round in frost-free climates.
Flower attributesFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Companion Plants: Lantana (Lantana); Madagascar Jasmine (Stephanotis); Princess Flower (Tibouchina); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Plumbago (Plumbago); Jatropha (Jatropha)
A stunning, highly prized tropical plant with bold clumps of lush, long stalks held in a fountain-like formation supporting huge, blue-green leaves. As plant matures, extremely large bird-like flowers emerge, with white heads and blue tongues. Place away from housing structures to accommodate mature size. A frost-tender evergreen.