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Crinum species/Crinum

Crinum species / Crinum species
Beautiful pink flowers on this unidentified crinum
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Beautiful pink flowers on this unidentified crinum

Accent specimen among lesser impressive plants

Heavy flowering on a well established clump of crinums

A crinum found in many southern gardens

This unidentified selection has red-wine stripe in center of each petal

Open flowers and flower buds

Close-up of flowers and flower buds

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Scientific Name: Crinum species
Common Name: Crinum
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Various
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: Large number of kinds called crinum due to the lack of proper identification. These bulbous plants are essentially evergreens in the South and have fragrant flowers in summer. Size of plant, size and color of flower and amount of fragrance varies with kind. Tolerate a wide range of growing condition, but flowering is best in full sunlight. Dig, divide and replant bulbs periodically. Best time is late fall.