Strelitzia nicolai – White or Giant Bird of Paradise seeds x 10


Tall Evergreen Clumping Plant Drought Tolerant

28 in stock

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White or Giant Bird of Paradise

Strelitzia nicolai

(This plant is not on the Australian Noxious Weed List)

A native of South Africa where it prefers light to medium, well-drained soils in an open, sunny position. Encyclopaedia Botanica lists it as disliking drought and frost but my experience is different, at least with drought.

This plant is a small tree very similar to a banana plant. An evergreen tree/shrub growing to 5 metres with a spread of 2 metres. The stem is erect and flowering; the leaves are large and greyish with long petioles (leaf stalk); the flowers are blue and white with a chestnut red spathe. The flowers, leaves and plants are much larger than the orange-flowered Bird of Paradise and this plant is often called the Giant Bird of Paradise.

Offered as a packet of 10 seeds with grownotes.

All my seed is posted in bubble wrap protection.

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Ole Lantana Seeds will not be responsible whatsoever for actions taken by the customer after receipt of the goods, this includes germination results, crop performance or loss as these are beyond the control of Ole Lantana Seeds.

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NOTE: In order to protect our existing stock from outside contamination, we do not accept returns.

Item specifics

Plant Habit: Tall Shrub Common Name: White Bird of Paradise
Climate:  Mediterranea, Temperate, Sub-Tropical Season of Interest: Spring
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Shade Watering: Medium
Genus Strelitzia Type: Outdoors
Foliage: Evergreen Soil pH: Neutral
Species: nicolii Soil Type: Clay, Loam, Sand
Plant Hardiness Zone (°C):
4 (0 to 5 °C)
Fruit No


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