General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 3 to 4 feet, possibly 6 feet
Plant Spread: 3 to 4 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Variegated
Other: Green with white margins
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Bulb
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Toxicity: Other: All parts are poisonous if ingested
Propagation: Seeds: Start indoors
Other info: first flowering when grown from seed usually occurs in 3-8 years
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Bulbs
Other: some old and established bulbs can be huge, weighing up to 40 lbs; crinums do not like transplanting
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Variegated Grand Crinum Lily
  • Poison Bulb
  • Crinum

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piksihk On March 17, 2016 Transplanted
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