Strelitzia nicolai – Natal Wild banana – Natal Wildepiesang

Strelitzias are commonly known as the ‘Bird of Paradise’ plant and are distinguished by their showy flowers.  The tree-like Strelitzia nicolai, or ‘Giant White Bird of Paradise’, differs from other Strelitzias in that it has a compound flower-head that usually has blue petals with white sepals and a dark blue purple sheath.  This tree flowers [...]