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Lily - Crinum



CRINUM LILY — Perennial wildflower

Perennial — Sun to Part Shade

Height: 14" - 16"

Spread: 24" – 40"

Pronounced: CRY-num

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 (tennis ball to baseball-sized).


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


USES: Perennial garden, bold foliage texture.


PROBLEMS: Slugs and snails.





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