• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Best with regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Slow growing to 25 to 30 ft. high, 15 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Tropical Foliage
    Blooms:
    Fall and winter.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:strel-ITS-ia nik-oh-ly
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Sunset climate zones:22 - 24
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Slow growing to 25 to 30 ft. high, 15 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Gray-green
    Blooms:Fall and winter.
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesFlowers for Cutting
    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); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Princess Flower (Tibouchina); Plumbago (Plumbago); Jatropha (Jatropha)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow regular watering schedule during first few growing seasons to establish a deep, extensive root system. Performs best with regular water or with environmental humidity, but will tolerate some drought. Feed in early spring before new growth emerges.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Best with regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.