white bird of paradise
Strelizia nicolai
ORIGIN: South Africa

PLANT: Tender exotic tropical

WATER: Regular irrigation

LIGHT: Full sun to shade

MATURE HEIGHT: To 30'

FLOWER: Large (to 18" long!),
shaped like the familiar orange bird
but with white petals and blue 'tongue'

SEASON OF BLOOM: Spring to fall

COLD TOLERANCE: 20 degrees

USES: Accent; specimen; large
container plant