BOTANICAL NAME: Strelitzia nicolai
COMMON NAME: Bird of Paradise
DESCRIPTION: A large, relatively easy to grow tropical that lends a bold tropical flair to any indoor space. Its broad, arching banana-like shiny green leathery leaves make a dramatic, graceful statement in your home. Flowers outside only.
LIGHT/POSITION: High light only in a spot where it will get the most light.
WATERING: Water thoroughly and then allow to dry moderately between waterings. Keep the soil moist in spring and summer, during the growing season, but allow the soil to dry between waterings in the winter months.