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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
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

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Common names
  • Crinum

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Comments:
  • Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Feb 22, 2012 5:16 AM concerning plant:
    This is one of the first Crinums to bloom every summer. If early summer is cool, the 2-3 bloom spikes each bulb sends up will last for a couple weeks each and provide almost a month of blooms in succession. This is also one tough bulb.

    The spicy blooms are usually triggered after a good rain. Foliage can be a little messy but maintains a nice appearance with a little grooming and perhaps some companion perennials planted in the area.
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piksihk On June 2, 2021 Bloomed
At WG house
piksihk On May 29, 2017 Bloomed
piksihk On April 16, 2017 Bloomed
Very fragrant
piksihk On April 24, 2016 Bloomed
WG square bed; rect bed
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tabbycat On May 15, 2022 Bloomed
Blooms about 2 weeks
tabbycat On May 15, 2021 Bloomed
tabbycat On May 10, 2020 Bloomed
tabbycat On June 12, 2019 Miscellaneous Event
Took picture of bloom & seed pods developing after flowers.
tabbycat On May 14, 2019 Bloomed
1st bud of 2019 is opening.
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