Crinum Lily, Spider Lilly - Plant
Description for Crinum Lily, Spider Lilly
Bulbs are easily grown in organically rich, moist, well-drained soils in full sun to light shade. North of Zone 8, plants are usually grown in large containers and brought inside in winter. Plant bulbs in a pots/containers that are at least two inches larger in diameter than the bulbs.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|crinum, southern swamp lily, spider lily , cemetery plant||white||July to August||2.00 to 4.00 feet||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Cape Lily and other lilies of the Crinum genus can be grown either from seed or bulbs. If growing from bulb then they should be planted at a depth of 20 cm at the end of spring.
if you first plan to grow cape (Crinum) lilies indoors first then again fresh seed should be used, it takes from one to three weeks to germinate lilies and it should ideally be done at a temperature of 15 to 20 degrees centigrade.
|Full sun to part shade||well-drained soil||Medium||60 to 70Â°F||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Crinum Lily
- Members of the Crinum family are not the easiest to look after, they should be fertilised about three times a year. The leaves and flowers should be cut off once they have died.
If you live in a very cold area then the bulbs should be removed from the garden in the autumn, and stored indoors in a cool place. It may take as long as five years before you see flowers from your Crinum lilies
Typical uses of Crinum Lily
Special features: Borders, containers, houseplants, pond or water garden peripheries. Good accent. Good cut flower.
Culinary use: na
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Medicinal use: Bulbs are extremely acrid. When roasted, they are used as a rubefacient in rheumatism. Crushed and toasted bulb is applied to piles and abscesses to cause suppuration. The juice of the leaf is used in earache.
- http://plantcaretoday.com/growing-care-crinum-lily-plant.html http://www.gardenershq.com/Crinum-cape-lily.php http://www.flowersofindia.net/risearch/search.php?query=Crinum+Lily&stpos=0&stype=AND
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