Giant Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia nicoli)
Giant Bird of Paradise is one of the most dramatic tropical plants that thrives in desert climates. Huge leaves can reach 15” across and 48” long on even longer stems. Upright growth pattern make it a good long term choice for large areas with afternoon shade.
Use Giant Birds in raised planters and pots as a specimen or in combination with other smaller tropicals for lush mixed collections.
Plant in shade or morning sun with well prepared garden soil. Water deeply and regularly during warmer months.
Large tropical ornamental with huge Banana like leaves
Beautiful tropical accent or focal point for large shaded open areas
Great patio container plant
Houseplant in bright rooms