• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Best with regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Slowly reaches 25 to 30 ft. high, 15 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Lush, Tropical Foliage
    Blooms:
    Fall and Winter
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:stre-LITS-ee-uh NICK-oh-ly
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Sunset climate zones:22 - 24
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Slowly reaches 25 to 30 ft. high, 15 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Gray-green
    Blooms:Fall and Winter
    Flower color:White
    Garden styleTropical
    Design IdeasA stunning plant for a full-sun display in a bed large enough to accommodate its eventual size. This would make a fine specimen planting or in a bed with lower-growing companions.
    Companion PlantsLantana (Lantana); Madagascar Jasmine (Stephanotis); Princess Flower (Tibouchina); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Plumbago (Plumbago); Jatropha (Jatropha)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in rich loamy soils, but highly adaptable to many soil types. Provide shelter from harsh winds. Water deeply at regular intervals during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Best with regular moisture, but will tolerate some drought once established. Remove ratty leaves from clump periodically.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Best with regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.