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Strelitzia nicolai

Strelitzia nicolai is remarkable, decorative foliage plant with exotic large, upright, banana-like leaves and extraordinary flowers. The leaves of Strelitzia nicolai are fewer but larger than the reginae types. Strelitzia nicolai is native to subtropical areas of South Africa, where it grows as an evergreen perennial on rocky grassland, coastal scrub and along sunny river banks. Strelitzia nicolai makes for a great houseplant and can be used outdoors during warmer periods as well. It grows striking blue and white flowers, nestled within broad its grey/green leaves. These long-lasting flowers usually appear 3 to 5 years after germination. Because of its height, Strelitzia nicolai is commonly known as Giant Bird of Paradise. Other internationally used common names for Strelitzia are: Bird of Paradise; Ave del paraíso; Strelitzia; Paradiesvogelblume; Strelitzie; Bird of Paradise Flower; Bird's Tongue Flower; Crane Flower. Evanthia has Strelitzia nicolai starting material available all year round, as seed and young plants from seed. Growing plugs from Strelitzia seeds can be quite challenging. Evanthia has tons of experience and is happy to do the work for you. For a quick and easy start, order Strelitzia young plants. Ask our team for the Strelitzia cultivation manual for commercial production. Check out all Strelitzias in the Evanthia range
  • Vigorous, strong upright habit
  • Impressive, exotic-looking leaves and (over time) flowers
  • Versatile use

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Strelitzia nicolai

Strelitzia nicolai
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    • Botanical name:Strelitzia nicolai
    • Common name:Giant Bird of Paradise; Bird of Paradise; Ave del paraíso; Strelitzia; Paradiesvogelblume; Strelitzie; Bird of Paradise Flower; Bird's Tongue Flower; Crane Flower
    • Family:Strelitziaceae
    • Product group:Houseplant, Patio plant, Cut foliage
    • Product name:Strelitzia nicolai
    • Properties:Air-purifying, Subtropical
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