The Nicolai is the large form of the common 'Bird of Paradise'. Nicolai wil grow to about 6m tall, and is very hardy and reasonably drought tolerant. Great as a two-storey screening plant in suburban gardens or indoors by a window.
Typical height: 5 to 6m
Minimum temperature tolerance: 5 degrees
Climate: Prefers tropical and subtropical gardens - frost free.
Light conditions: Full sun to part shade
Growth habit: Tight clumping
Growing conditions: Well drained soil.
Flowers: Summer / Autumn
Origin: South Africa