Crinum lilies are large, heat and moisture loving plants, producing an abundant array of showy flowers in summer.
The name Crinum originates from the Greek Krinon, which means white lily. As most species have white or whitish flowers the name seems especially appropriate.Crinum are herbaceous plants with large, tunicated bulbs which produce a neck or a pseudostem made up of the sheathing bases of the old leaves.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Maximum Reachable Height
||White, can be pink also.
Planting and care
The plants perform best in a permanent position and, like any Amaryllidaceae, do not react well to any disturbance of the roots.
Crinum rubra care
||Full sun or filtered light.
||Keep the soil moist.
||slow-release fertilizer such as bonemeal.
Crinum rubra uses
- It is often used for a short, growing hedge where blooms and fragrance can be enjoyed
- Plant a few of the large crinum lily bulbs for showy masses of flowers and fragrance in the landscape