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Strelitzia nicolai
(White Bird of Paradise)



Strelitzia nicolai

Common Name: White Bird of Paradise

Origin: South Africa

Height: Up to 20’

Light: Sun to Partial Shade

Water: Well-drained soil

Bloom: White, Year-round

Comments: White Bird of Paradise is a large, clumping shrub, with banana-like leaves. Its bloom consists of a long bract with white sepals and blue petals held tightly together. They are an excellent, tropical, landscape plant, and are suitable for foundation plantings, at the back of the border, or as a screen. They can also be used as a fool-proof indoor plant to give a tropical feel.