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Strelitzia 'White Bird of Paradise'

Strelitzia 'White Bird of Paradise'

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Strelitzia 'White Bird of Paradise' is a houseplant known for its large, banana-like leaves that are glossy green and paddle-shaped. The plant is named for its striking white flowers that resemble a bird in flight, although it rarely blooms indoors. The leaves grow along upright stems, making it a statement piece in any indoor space. As a relatively fast-growing indoor plant, the White Bird of Paradise can reach a height of up to 5-6 ft.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Strelitzia nicolai

Common: White Bird of Paradise, Crane Flower

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Bright Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 65-80°F
  • Humidity: High
  • Water: When the top 2 inches of soil are dry
  • Fertilize: Every two weeks during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
  • Preferred Soil: Well-Draining Potting Mix

Advanced Care Tips

Plant Insights

  • Member of the Strelitziaceae family, which is a small family of flowering plants that includes only 7 species.
  • The Strelitzia White Bird of Paradise is Native to South Africa
  • The flowers of the white bird of paradise plant are shaped like birds, which is how the plant got its name
  • The white bird of paradise plant can grow up to 20 feet tall
  • The white bird of paradise is a member of the Strelitziaceae family, which also includes the crane flower and the banana tree
  • Unsafe / Toxic
  • Medium Maintenance

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