Giant Bird of Paradise
Strelitzia nicolai

Light shade in hottest climates. Regular water. 30 feet tall and just as wide. 5-10 foot long, gray-green, fan-like leaves. Flowers are white with dark blue tongue. Floral envelope is purplish-gray.

Themes: Italian/Mediterranean, Spanish, Contemporary
Colors: Gray/Green, White, Yellow
Kind: Perennial
Form: Tree
Zones: 12,13 (w/protection), 22-24; H1, H2 (more info)
Characteristics: Fire Retardant, Seacoast Conditions, Shade Tolerant, Deer Resistant, Yellow/Orange Flowering