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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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Common names
  • White Bird of Paradise
  • White Strelitzia
  • White-Flowered Wild Banana

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Location: Botanical garden of Crete
Location: Botanical garden of Crete
Location: Botanical garden of Crete
Date: 2022-06-01
Location: Hood, Alabama 
Date: 2022-12-15
Location: my gardens
Date: 2018-05-10
the bird is waking up to temps of 90+

photo credit: H. Zell
Location: My garden
Date: 2016-11-11
Location: My garden
Date: 2016-11-11
Location: My garden
Date: 2016-11-11
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