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Crinum Lily




Crinum  (CRY-num)

Perennial wildflower - Sun to Part Shade

Ht. 4”-6”, Spread 24”-40”, Spacing 24”-40”

HABIT: Some bloom in early summer, others in late summer. Lily like flowers in white, pink, and rose. Clumping perennial with long stalks, 4”-6” lily-shaped, fragrant flowers. Thick fleshy roots from large bulbs.

CULTURE: Plant in spring or fall in rich, healthy soil. Flowering is more prolific if clumps are left undisturbed for several years.

USES: Perennial garden, bold foliage texture.

PROBLEMS: Slugs and snails.

NOTES: One variety to try is the 'Carol Abbott' milk and wine edition.

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