💜 Flower Of The Day: Giant White Birds of Paradise (more rare)
💜 Where: Blooming unexpectedly beneath our deck/walk... after 1.5 years I had no idea this was coming! 😍 📍 Long Beach, CA
💜 "Legend goes that there is a fairy misses meet her lover and cannot become a bird, so she turns herself into a bird-shape flower, which is called bird of paradise and is also called bird of paradise flower..."
💜 "Bird of paradise meanings include joyfulness and paradise, as well as anticipation and excitement.
⚜Other meanings include:
🔸️The bird of paradise represents faithfulness, love, and thoughtfulness — making it the perfect romantic gift.
🔸️In Hawaii, the bird of paradise grows wild and is a significant part of the culture. In Hawaiian, the name means “Little Globe” and represents magnificence.
🔸️The bird of paradise is the official flower for a ninth wedding anniversary.
🔸️Birds of paradise also represent having a good perspective on life.
🔸️ The giant bird of paradise, Strelitzia nicolai, is one of the largest species and can grow up to 30 feet in height.
🔸️ In the wild, #birdsofparadise flowers are pollinated by sunbirds, regularly feed on its sweet nectar. When the bird lands on its petals, the pollen is transferred to the bird’s chest, which gets transferred to the next flower the bird lands on.