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Crinum amoenum
Common Name: Crinum Lily Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)

Crinum amoenum
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If you don't yet know the crinum lilies, stand up and take notice. This species has very tropical-looking, large, fragrant, white spidery flowers with many narrow, drooping petals and wine-purple stamens. It hails from India where it grows along the banks of rivers. Despite its moist native habitat, it adapts beautifully to normal garden conditions forming attractive clumps of strap-like leaves. It also does well grown in pots.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Indian Subcontinent
Native Habitat:
Along the banks or rivers, streams and lakes.

ClassSemi-evergreen  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureSun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone7b-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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