Strelitzia nicolai, White Bird of Paradise

(47 customer reviews)
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Ships October 15th - October 22nd.
$ 69.00

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Natural Root Stimulant

Natural probiotics, organics, and moisture control gel boost root growth. Invigorates existing plants, reduces transplant shock and accelerates establishment of new plants. This all natural product will not burn roots.

When Transplanting: Apply between new soil and plant so stimulant touches root ball.

For Existing Plants: Apply stimulant 2-3 inches below top of soil.

Use the proper amount for each pot size:
6″ Pot: ½ Pack
8-10″ Pot: 1 Pack
12-14″ pot: 2 Packs

Organic Indoor Soil Mix

Watch your indoor plants flourish with PlantVine’s Organic Indoor Soil. This is our best all-purpose mix for the demanding requirements of indoor potted plants. The perfect combination of quality ingredients provides the ideal amount of water retention, drainage and aeration for a wide variety of interior plants. This is an all natural product containing no artificial fertilizers or chemicals. Each bag contains 128 oz of soil.

6” pot into an 8-10” planter: About 1.5 bags
8-10” pot into a 12-14” planter: About 3 bags

Organic Outdoor Potting Mix

PlantVine’s Organic Outdoor Potting Soil is time-tested and proven to help your outdoor potted plants thrive. This is our best all-purpose mix, and a smart choice for a wide variety of outdoor plants, flowers and vegetables. The all natural ingredients are specially blended to provide excellent long term drainage, high air porosity and good water holding capability. This mix contains no artificial fertilizers or chemicals. Each bag contains 128 oz of soil.

6” pot into an 8-10” planter: About 1.5 bags
8-10” pot into a 12-14” planter: About 3 bags

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This Tropical Beauty is the Centerpiece of Your Garden

Wonderfully exotic, the White Bird of Paradise is known for its flower that bears a close resemblance to a tropical bird. However, the blooms are almost secondary to your landscaping. It is the White Bird’s giant leaves that conjure up a tropical paradise. Sometimes, the plant is confused with a Traveler’s Palm, as they look similar when young. White Birds do not grow as big, nor do they form a palm-like trunk.

The White Bird is a clumping plant that grows multiple stems. It needs a large area to spread out and unfurl its glorious leaves. The plant is a moderate grower, but can reach 20 feet high and 6 feet wide. It will thrive in a warm bright location. Make sure to plant it in a space that will both accommodate its mature size, and protect its leaves from wind damage. Many use it as an accent near a home’s entrance, but it’s also a striking addition in a container on a pool deck or patio.

Additional information


10a, 10b, 11a

Sun Exposure

Partial Sun

Mature Height

12 ft – 15 ft


4 ft – 6 ft

47 reviews for Strelitzia nicolai, White Bird of Paradise

  1. Cheryl S. (verified owner)

  2. Chelsea (verified owner)

    Came in terrific condition, absolutely beautiful, bigger than expected, and came with two in the one pot! Will be ordering all of our topicals from plant vine from now on.

  3. Will (verified owner)

    She is absolutely GORGEOUS. I have never encountered such efficient and lovely customer service, and the selection of plants you have it truly astounding. I recommend to all my friends to buy from Plantvine now!

  4. Corbin (verified owner)

    Beautiful and healthy

  5. Rebecca (verified owner)

  6. Anonymous (verified owner)

    My plant arrived in perfect condition! I’m very pleased with all of the plants I’ve ordered from PlantVine.

  7. Diane G. (verified owner)

    So far so good she is adjusting well to her new environment. She different than picture but still beautiful plant

  8. Charlotte Gregory (verified owner)

    I am in absolutely loving my new addition to our family she is beautiful and this the size she was when I received her she was well packaged and well worth the wait due to weather conditions where I live, which I think it awesome the company does that and they do keep you updated on what is going with your purchase.

  9. Jessica Z. (verified owner)

    Plant arrived damaged

  10. Brendan C. (verified owner)

  11. Alexander (verified owner)

  12. Vicquoria M. (verified owner)

    I gave this as a Christmas gift and my friend LOVED it! Shipping was quick and it arrived in perfect condition!

  13. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Plant was packaged nicely and arrived safely!

  14. Lauren N. (verified owner)

    Arrived very healthy and securely and it’s absolutely perfect!

  15. Karla P. (verified owner)

  16. Michelle R. (verified owner)

    It arrived healthy and beautiful! Plant vine never disappoint me.

  17. Barbra (verified owner)

    Plant arrived healthy. Soil was still moist and arrived in a timely manner. Very pleased with purchase.

  18. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Beautiful, healthy plants packed well and delivered safely.

  19. Sylvia Saab (verified owner)

    love them

  20. Jacob (verified owner)

    The plant is even better than anticipated.

  21. Justin Huang (verified owner)

    Beautiful plants and great customer service.

  22. Rosalinde S. (verified owner)

    My plant arrived well packaged and it wasn’t dried out or damaged. It was a great size and I’ve planted it this weekend. I sure hope it blooms next spring. Thanks!

  23. Kaitlin C. (verified owner)

    Beautiful big plant! Hoping she perks up in the next few weeks. One of the stalks died immediately 🙁

  24. Darren Steverson (verified owner)

  25. Chantal (verified owner)

    I have tried every plant delivery service possible, and I can’t recommend this high enough. The plants are the most full-of-life–beautiful plants and made it DAMAGE-FREE to NYC! I don’t even know how that’s possible (other plant services haven’t been able to perfect that either–trust me).

  26. Tonilyn Leclerc (verified owner)

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  28. Emily W. (verified owner)

    I love my first buy from you guys!! It arrived beautifully and in perfect condition!!! Thank you!!!

  29. Christian J. (verified owner)

    The bird is doing great, love watching how a new leaf comes to be

  30. Vincent T. (verified owner)

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Why others chose the Strelitzia nicolai, White Bird of Paradise

Always wanted a Bird of Paradise. Finally made the purchase at a great price.

What a beautiful indoor plant, decent price on

This graceful plant makes a bold statement and provides instant tropical flair.

Bought this as a housewarming gift for my friend's first apartment! Have not received it yet but I think it will be a beautiful addition as it is a very attractive and photogenic plant.

Just big and beautiful. They are the “flamingos” of plants!

Size and beauty!

Size and beauty!

I've been wanting a big tropical beauty like this to fill a large sunny corner of our home. Living in the Southwest, tropical leafy plants really stand out here :)

Always wanted one

very pretty

Adding vertical element to the living room. What better than a beautiful tropical plant.

Very aesthetically pleasing in our mid-century modern apartment.

Looking for something big with scale

I wanted a wide body plant that could add some nice vertical lines in my home

It's beautiful

Because my favorite yoga pose is Bird of Paradise. 😘

Beautiful and different

love the look and hopefully can maintain indoor well

Brighten up my indoor space!

Have always wanted a bird of paradise and finally have the space.

They are gorgeous and remind me of home growing up in Florida!

Works great for privacy wall and the Flowers are beautiful

For our new pool landscape - to make it look like paradise!

Got something to discuss?

2 years 9 months ago

My White bird of Paradise is absolutely beautiful about 6-7 foot tall but noticed on back of leaves I have whitish gray spots not really spots like small pieces of gray gravel .. what is it anyone know ? Thanks Desire’e

2 years 9 months ago

Hi Desire’e! Please send an image of your bird of paradise to our customer service team at and we can see if it is something that we can easily recommend to help fix, if not we always suggest contacting the original place you purchased it from for advice. Thanks!!

2 years 6 days ago

What is the size of the pot / average height for the Extra Large? Thanks!

2 years 6 days ago

Hi Margaryta! Our Extra Large is our 12-14″/7 gallon sized pot. Our Extra Large is approximately 4-4.5ft including the nursery pot in this height. Our Extra large sizes are much more full compared to our Large size. Thanks!

1 year 6 months ago

How tall is the large?

1 year 4 months ago

The large is about 36 inches including the pot.

1 year 6 months ago

Is this plant meant to be kept indoors or outdoors?

1 year 5 months ago

You can do either. Our plants are shade grown so they either need bright indirect light indoors or complete shade outdoors.

1 year 4 months ago

I’m interested in buying the large, and wanted to know how tall it will be when it arrives… and how tall I can expect it to grow? Also, same question for the extra large. I plan to keep these indoors in a pot

1 year 4 months ago

Hi! Our large is typically 3-4ft tall including the pot, our XL is typically 4.5 to 5.5 ft tall including the pot.

1 year 1 month ago

What is the size of the pot for the large size?

1 year 14 days ago

Our Large is in our 8-10″ pot

9 months 9 days ago

Does extra large come with 1 or 2 plants in the pot?

8 months 7 days ago

Hi Sean, typically it is one XL plant but can be two!