This crinum typically blooms in July, with slender-petaled, fragrant white flower that is highlighted with long, wine red stamens. They are unusual, looking like nothing else in the garden. Crinum leaves are basal, typically long and strap-shaped.
Crinum lily, Bengal lily, swamp lily
June to August
Easy to grow
Planting and care
Plant the large bulbs in full sun or filtered light in early spring
Bulbs should not sit in water, the soil should drain well
Plant 10 cm deep in any moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil
Protect from winter wet
Generally disease and pest free
In fall before the first frost, dig dry and store bulbs for winter in a cool, frost-free location in a medium such as peat or vermiculite that is given minimal moisture
Crinum Amoenum care
Each bulb needs to be planted right side up
The more pointed end is considered the top
Plant each bulb in a hole that is just deep enough that its neck is protruding from the soil and the bottom of the bulb is covered in soil
Covering the entire bulb with soil and planting too deep discourages flowering
Space bulbs at least 8 inches apart and water the planting site or container well after planting
Full sun to Partial Shade
Very high moisture need
15 to 23 degrees Celsius
Use any organic fertilizer.
Crinum Amoenum special feature
Crinum Amoenum uses
The plant is suitable for bogs and water gardens
Frequently Asked Questions
How tall do crinum amoenum grow?
On average crinum amoenum grows 24 inches
What color are crinum amoenum ?
A crinum amoenum plant bears flowers of color White
How hard is crinum amoenum to grow?
A crinum amoenum is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a crinum amoenum need?
A crinum amoenum prefers Full sun to Partial Shade
How much water does a crinum amoenum need?
A crinum amoenum prefers watering Very high moisture need