Crinum Moorei Album - Bulbs
Description for Crinum Moorei Album
It is one of the larger members of the world-wide tropical to temperate ornamental lily family, Amaryllidaceae. The long, wide green leaves grow in a rosette shape from the top of the neck. The leaves can be up to 1m long and 200 mm wide! The flower stalk grows up 1, 2 m tall, topped with 5 to 10 large, slightly drooping flowers. The leaves die off after flowering.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Natal lily, Inanda Lily, Ngomi Lily, Boslelie, Natal-lelie, Ngomilelie||White||Spring to Summer||Up to 1.5 to 2 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Ensure that you leave sufficient space between the bulbs, as they produce new bulbs around the mother quite readily and will become overcrowded after a couple of years.
|Full sun, Partial sun||Loamy soil||Low||20 to 40 degrees C||Use any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Crinum Moorei Album
- Plant in full or dappled shade in good garden soil, well mixed with compost and fertilizer.
- Avoid direct full sun.
- Water deeply and regularly during the months of spring and summer for best results.
Typical uses of Crinum Moorei Album
Special features: By all look and feel the Crinum plants have all the characteristics of a lily.
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: The plant is used as an ornamental plant.
Medicinal use: NA