Leafless Crane Flower (Strelitzia juncea)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 3 feet
Leaves: Other: look like grass (hence the 'juncea' species name).
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Bloom Size: 5"-6"
Underground structures: Corm
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Cut Flower
Propagation: Seeds: Scarify seeds
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Birds
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Endangered
Conservation status: Near Threatened (NT)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Near Threatened
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Location: Los Angeles Arboretum, Arcadia, CaliforniaDate: 2014-04-05
By Kelli
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Location: Los Angeles Arboretum, Arcadia, CaliforniaDate: 2014-04-05
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Location: San Diego Botanic GardenDate: 2011-10-31
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Strelitzia juncea by emddvm Feb 25, 2019 8:01 PM 10
Strelitzia Juncea Germination by kbuntu Nov 8, 2016 8:18 AM 7

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