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Crane Flower

Strelitzia juncea

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Full Sun
Easy care
Tender

H5-H1c

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Overview

This is a striking feature plant with upright cylindrical leaves without a leaf blade, growing from 1 to 2 m in height and producing large orange or yellow flowers borne on long, cylindrical scapes from May to October. Strelitzia juncea is one of five Strelitzia species in southern Africa, namely S. alba, S. nicolai, S. reginae and S. caudata.

Special Features

Attracts birds

Drought resistant

Pot plant

Attracts bees