Zones: 7 to 10
Size: To 2' tall
Purple leaves and pink flowers. Tony Avent says it is much more winter hardy than other purple leaf Crinums.
From Plant Delights: [quote: ...originated in 1983 as a cross of Crinum procerum 'Splendens' x an unknown Crinum bulbispermum (or hybrid). It was discovered as a seedling in the garden of the late Marcia Clint Wilson by Texan Scott Ogden.]
- Crinum asiaticum L.
- 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 'Summer Nocturne'
I purchased a 1-gallon plant from Nurseries Caroliniana in April 2012 and planted it in the In Between Garden. I moved it to the Pool Lawn Border in April 2013.