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Plant Info & Care

Pet Friendly No

Mildly toxic to pets if ingested.

Care Level Easy

Super easy to care for and perfect for beginners.

Light High

Grows best in bright, direct sunlight.

Water Low

Water well when received, then allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings.

Humidity Low

Doesn't require any additional humidity.

Air Quality Great

This plant is great at keeping the air in your space clean!

Plant Bio

Commonly known as the Giant White Bird of Paradise, the Strelitzia nicolai is a flowering plant that is native to South Africa.  It is similar to the Orange Bird of Paradise, but can grow to be much, much taller.

Roots

Native to South Africa, naturalized in parts of Mexico.

Fun Facts

The bird of paradise is known as the ultimate symbol of paradise and freedom.

Due to its tropical nature, this flower also symbolizes freedom and joy.

Question for debate: which direction is the bird facing?

Customer Reviews

Customer Reviews

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A must have

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Customer Reviews

Based on 21 reviews
90%
(19)
5%
(1)
0%
(0)
5%
(1)
0%
(0)
D
D.G.
Bird of Paradise
D
D.D.
Bird of paradise
L
L.
T
T.E.
Giant Birds of Paradise
N
N.A.
Far smaller than picture
s
s.s.
Bird of Paradise
J
J.R.
Love it
J
J.M.
A must have