A massive, banana-like plant that with age, can assume gigantic proportions. Fortunately it's is easily kept under control. As a tough, reliable garden plant that offers a tropical feel this is a must have in northern New Zealand.
South Africa and Mozambique.
Form and size
Tall, suckering with age. Eventually to over 10m with many offspring.
Outdoors out of strong winds. Grows well in northern New Zealand.
Giant White Bird of Paradise
Medium to fast
Yes (well-lit position)
Very good tolerance
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