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Giant Bird of Paradise

Strelitzia nicolai

Size: Small Size Chart
Pot: Eco Planter

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  • Pet Warning:Toxic To Ingest

  • Care Level:I'm Easy

  • Overall Size: 10" to 16" W 28" to 38" H

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.

Giant Bird of Paradise
Giant Bird of Paradise
About Giant Bird of Paradise

The Bird of Paradise derives its name from the three bright orange petals and three blue petals fused into a single bud that looks similar to a bird. As the flower blossoms, it takes on a tropical bird's view in flight as each colorful petals debuts. It is also a symbol of love, which is why it's the official flower for a ninth wedding anniversary.

Care Level: I'm Easy

Super easy to care for and perfect for beginners.

Pet Friendly: Warning

Mildly toxic to pets if ingested.


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?

Giant Bird of Paradise

Great For People Who…

  • Great for people who like variety and variegated leaves
  • Great for people who are on the go and need low maintenance plants
  • Great for people who love the tropical vibe
Giant Bird of Paradise

Great For Spaces That…

  • Great for spaces with higher ceilings
  • Great for space with a range of low to high indirect light
  • Great for spaces with bright indirect light
  • Great for spaces with shelving or with an upward climbing trellis

Strelitzia nicolai Care Guide

Giant Bird of Paradise


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