Giant Bird of Paradise

Strelitzia Nicolai

A highly prized tropical plant with bold clumps of lush, long stalks held in a fountain-like formation supporting huge, blue-green leaves. The extremely large bird-like flowers have white heads and blue tongues. A true stunner in the landscape. Place far enough away from housing structures to accommodate mature size. A frost-tender evergreen.

Light Needs: This plant does best if it has some protection from our summer sun and also protection from our winters.

Watering Needs: Water regularly – weekly or more often in extreme heat.

Average Landscape Size: Will grow up to 25 feet high.

Key Features: Tropical plant.

Blooms: Flowers in spring.

Poisonous: No.

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