A picture of a Crane Flower

Crane Flower

Strelitzia juncea

Full Sun
Easy care


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Crane Flower

Strelitzia juncea
Strelitzia juncea growing amongst Euphorbia
Growing Strelitzia juncea

Crane Flower 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 of Crane Flower

Attracts birds

Drought resistant

Pot plant

Attracts bees