Zones: 9 to 11
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Dark green linear leaves to 3' long and 4" wide forming a spiral. White flowers in clusters on strong stems, narrow petals. Well-drained soil. Will grow in zone 8 but damaged by frost.
Published in Sp. Pl. 1: 292 in 1753.
Native to Mauritius, India, Sri Lanka, Indo-china, Malaysia, Australia and the Pacific Islands.
- Crinum 'Birthday Party'
- Crinum bulbispermum (Burm.f.) Milne-Redh. & Schweick.
- Crinum 'Cintho Alpha'
- Crinum x hybrid 'Ellen Bosanquet'
- Crinum 'Menehune'
- Crinum x powellii Baker
- Crinum 'Sangria'
- Crinum 'Summer Nocturne'
I was given a division by a friend in spring 2011 and planted it behind the garage. It bloomed in late September 2011. I moved it to the Pool Lawn Border in April 2013.