White bird of paradise strelitzia alba and giant bird of paradise s. These flowers are significantly large with a light blue tongue and sits in a purplish bract.
Most white birds tends to grow in clusters with multiple stems growing out of a single base.
White bird of paradise flower. Nicolai both feature white to cream coloured flowers and are sometimes cultivated. White giant bird of paradise flowers. Giant bird of paradise strelitzia nicolai a crown of banana like leaves atop a palm tree trunk combined with huge uniquely beautiful flowers is deserving of the name bird of paradise tree related to the bird of paradise flower strelitzia regina this close cousin is a much larger plant forming huge clumps of stems to 30 feet in comparison to s.
Expectedly the beautiful white blossom takes 4 to 5 years until it shows you the enchanting sight of the jungle. Strelitzia nicolai commonly known as the giant white bird of paradise or wild banana is a species of banana like plants with erect woody stems reaching a height of 6 m 20 ft and the clumps formed can spread as far as 3 5 m 11 ft. Following these flowers are triangular seed capsules.
A bird of paradise is a leafy plant that produces colorful flowers resembling a bird in flight. These plants however can be temperamental and only produce flowers under certain conditions and when they re several years old. The unique white bird grows in a clumping form and needs a large area in which to spread out and unfurl its big leaves.
If you ve planted a bird of paradise but it hasn t produced flowers yet don t worry. The plant might be perfectly healthy but conditions aren t right for flower growth yet. The desert bird of paradise or bird of paradise bush erythrostemon gilliesii is an unrelated shrub of the pea family fabaceae native to south america and naturalized elsewhere.
Giant bird of paradise plant flowers can be seen at the point where the leaf fan protrudes from the stem. Native to south africa and south america the white bird of paradise s flower can mature until it reaches 10 to 12 inches but you should take your time when waiting for it to fully bloom. Regina s 3 to 4 feet height.
Nothing says tropical like white bird of paradise with its enormous leaves upright stems and exotic flowers.