Crinum jagus /St. Christopher Lily

Crinum jagus  / Crinum jagus
Vanilla fragrance from this all white delightful crinum
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Vanilla fragrance from this all white delightful crinum

Heavy clump- forming crinum

Stalk in full bloom in late spring or early summer

A handsome stalk of flowers

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Scientific Name: Crinum jagus
Common Name: St. Christopher Lily
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Grows best in moist, well drained soils, but will tolerate rather dry conditions. The pure white, tulip-like flowers have a delightful vanilla-scented fragrance. Foliage is stiff and upright. Produces swollen flower buds that can be quite handsome. Bulbs can be divided and replanted periodically. Dig and separate in the fall.