White Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia alba)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 12 to 15 feet, possibly to 25 feet
Plant Spread: 6 to 8 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 5"-6"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Other: Division of root clumps
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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bird of paradise root rot? by kdl_ Aug 26, 2019 6:29 PM 12
Bird of Paradise leaves browning by Sheilanah Jun 7, 2019 2:50 PM 8
Strelitzia reginae by Brado78 May 23, 2019 1:38 PM 2
Strelitzia by Aphria Oct 27, 2018 9:40 AM 21
Does this plant look salvageable? by SadPlant Sep 26, 2018 2:53 PM 8
Bird of Paradise leaf splitting by Valdo Aug 21, 2018 9:46 AM 8
Banana Leaf Plant by streacy Jun 11, 2018 4:08 PM 5
I guess I am about to become one of you by drdawg Apr 30, 2019 7:57 AM 1,198
What type of plant is this? by Tbot84 May 6, 2017 10:26 PM 6
Bird of Paradise by alyssavache Dec 3, 2016 8:36 AM 17

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