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Crinum Genus

Spider lily

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich
  • WaterDry

Description

Crinum genus (Spider lily). These are robust bulbs which are quite large and will need to be deeply buried; they will produce lily-like flowers which are borne in umbels.

Characteristics

Perennials, Deciduous or Evergreens, Fragrants

Origin

South Africa

Interest and use

Grown for their often fragrant, funnel-shaped flowers.

Cultivation

They are fully hardy to frost tender, min 5C and will need full sun and shelter with rich well drained soil.

Propagation

You can propagate by offsets in the spring or by seeds when fresh or in the spring.

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    Hello, I've got the white variety of Crinum x powellii growing in the border of my garden. Has been there since we moved in in 2008 and since then has probably…

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