Crinum x hybrid 'Ellen Bosanquet'

Ellen Bosanquet Crinum Lily

Flowers

Flowers


Family: Amaryllidaceae

Genus: Crinum

Category: Bulb

Zones: 8 to 10

Size: 2 to 3' tall and slightly less wide

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Fragrant deep red flowers with a spicy fragrance in summer. Straplike leaves. Will naturalize in good conditions.

History: 

An old hybrid with unknown parentage. Hybridized by Louis Bosanquet in Florida around 1918 and named for his wife.

Relatives: 

My Experience: 

I purchased a bulb from Eden's Blooms in April 2013 and planted it in the Pool Lawn Border.


Sources of Information

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