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Est. 1980. Please have a look at all the different varieties we produce, not all are commercially available at this time. We hope that these pages will enlighten you about the beautiful Strelitziaceae family and the products we produce.
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Strelitzia Alba
syn. s. augusta

Strelitzia Alba
Photo: Steve Sayers

Description: Strelitzia Alba is found in South Africa around Cape Province and also in Madagascar.

Our strelitzia range

To check out our range of Strelitziae and to find out more information about each species, click on the links below to be taken to that particular genus' page:

Strelitzia Reginae

Strelitzia Reginae Miniature

Strelitzia Dwarf

Strelitzia Alba

Strelitzia Nicolai

Strelitzia Juncea

Strelitzia Caudata

Strelitzia Mandela Gold

Strelitzia Parvifolia


Strelitzia juncea

Cultivation: Cultivation is the same as the Nicolai.

Height: 3.6 - 4.7m but can grow when mature 6-10m high and will clump up to 2m wide.

Plant Availability: Nil stock at this time.

There is a lot of identification problems with the Alba and Nicolai. It is a little difficult if you do not know what you are looking for. The difference is: The flower is also white with a light blue "tongue" and it sits in a purplish bract. The Alba has lighter colour leaves, whereas the Nicolai has blue-green leaves. Leaves can be 600mm wide and over 1-2m long, flowers can be upto 300-350mm long and more rounded at the end.

Propagation and Cultural Conditions: Same as the Reginae and Nicolai.

Young Strelitzia Alba plants at the nursery

Young Strelitzia Alba
Young Strelitzia Alba plants at the nursery
Alba planted for seed at 
                                the nursery
Alba planted for seed at the nursery

Alba Flowers

The first flower note the different colour to the one at the bottom

Strelitzia Alba flower Strelitzia Alba flower
Strelitzia Alba flower
Photos: Steve Sayers

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