CRINUM

Commonly known as Spider lily

The popular C. powellii is a hybrid of C. bulbispermum and C. moorei.

Genus of about 130 species of deciduous or evergreen, bulbous perennials found at streamsides and lake margins throughout tropical regions and South Africa.

Further Reading....

  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Bulbous perennial. Leaves are basal and straplike. Flowers are produced on leafless stems.
  • Full sun
  • Caution, toxic if eaten, may cause skin allergy or irritant These plants are toxic if eaten and may also cause a skin allergy, rash, irritation to eyes and skin.
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - grown for their umbels of large, showy, funnel-shaped, often scented flowers.
  • Pests & Diseases
    none.
  • Place of origin
    South Africa.
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich.
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
Crinum - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of CRINUM

CRINUM x powellii

CRINUM x powellii

Cape lily, Indian elephant flower

Semi-evergreen, lily-like with large pink flowers on tall stems

 
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