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White-flowered wild banana

Strelitzia alba

Also known as

Cape wild banana, Kaapse witwildepiesang (Afr.), Isigude esimbalimhlophe (Nguni)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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White-flowered wild banana Overview

Strelitzia alba is the rarest of the three large banana-like Strelitzia species occurring in southern Africa which are separated by flower characteristics and distribution. It makes an excellent focal point for a mid-size to large garden. This is a common feature plant. ZA Distribution: Western Cape.

Special features of White-flowered wild banana

Attracts birds

Pot plant

Attracts bees