Crinum americanum/Swamp Lily

Crinum americanum / Crinum americanum
Spring flowers
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Spring flowers

Flowers and long strap-shaped leaves

Flowering clump in June

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Scientific Name: Crinum americanum
Common Name: Swamp Lily
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: High
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Grows in moist soils and does well in water that has a depth up to 6 inches, however it will survive in depths of up to 12 inches. The flowers are fragrant. Colonies can be quite handsome in areas where bulbs have multiplied over time. Flowering is best in full sunlight.