CRINUM x powellii

Commonly known as Cape lily, Indian elephant flower

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

 
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  • Deciduous
    Arching, mid-green leaves to 1.5m (5ft).
  • Shades of pink All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    30-35cm (12-14in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Bulbous perennial. Umbels of up to 10 widely-flared flowers to 10cm (4in) long.
  • Hardy - average winter Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • 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 - in the amaryllis family. This one can be grown outdoors. Plant in spring with neck of bulb just above soil level.
  • Pests & Diseases
    none.
  • Place of origin
    garden origin.
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich.
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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Crinum - Growing Guide
1.5m (5ft)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Watering Can
  30-35cm (12-14in)
 

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