Strelitzia (Bird of paradise plant) 'Nicolai' - PlantStrelitzia 'Nicolai'
The Strelitzia reginae 'Nicolai' (Bird of paradise plant) will make your home feel just like the jungle. This tropical houseplant can be placed indoors, as well as outside. However, keep it somewhere bright, cool, and above freezing for the winter. Unlike other Strelitzias, this one does not flower. However, this plant is so beautiful that you won’t even notice!Show more
Planting and flowering details
Show moreThe Bird of Paradise makes a beautiful houseplant. Place your Bird of Paradise in a bright spot, preferably not in direct sunlight.
Show moreThe Strelitzia can withstand drought and heat very well. Be sure to give the plant a sunny spot in your home, garden, or on the patio. Don't water your bird of paradise plant too often, because it is alright for the soil to be on the dryer side. Regularly add fertiliser to the water in summer. Clip off any stems that have finished flowering.
The Bird of Paradise makes a great tub plantThe bird of paradise flower also looks excellent indoors, in a flower pot at a sunny location. It is a very easy and maintenance-free pot plant. Water the plant a bit more during the spring and summer. Always ensure good drainage, so a flower pot or planter retaining water underneath in the pot is out of the question. The plant can definitely not handle any frost. Make sure that you bring your Strelitzia reginae back inside in time.
Show moreThe exotic Bird of Paradise flower comes from South Africa. The flowers are truly spectacular. There are blue-violet petals between its upright orange bracts and its large, grey-green leaves are very decorative. Did you know that the Bird of Paradise is part of the banana family?