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busybee
Kentwood, LA
(Zone 8b)

July 3, 2002
2:56 AM

Post #34868

This was a trade item and I would like to put a name to it.
It just started opening today. there is 13 blooms showing so far.

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JustJen
Dansville, NY
(Zone 6a)

July 3, 2002
4:49 AM

Post #295297

its definately a crinum lily, but i dont know the given name for it.
i think ty ty nursery has the best crinum selection. maybe you can find it there.
count your blessings, those boogers are expensive : )
jen

Larkie

Larkie
Camilla, GA
(Zone 8a)

July 3, 2002
10:19 PM

Post #295606

Looks like "Ellen Bosenquet" Crinum... Mine are also blooming..
Larkie

http://www.crinum.org/crinpics/fig_69.html

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Schmetterling
Louisville, KY
(Zone 6a)

July 5, 2002
5:11 PM

Post #296599

I dug some of these up at my aunts house last summer. She told me they were amarylises, so I potted them up as such. They have yet to bloom. My friend planted the one I gave her and it bloomed. Do they have to be in the ground to bloom?? I have one about the size of a childs ball, not quite as big as a scoocer ball but certainly heading towards that size.
troy
Hanover, PA
(Zone 6a)

July 5, 2002
11:01 PM

Post #296826



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troy
Hanover, PA
(Zone 6a)

July 5, 2002
11:02 PM

Post #296828

wow that is nice. what is the zone range. wouldn't mind having a few of those if someone had a couple extra .
Wintermoor
Jesteburg-Wiedenhof
Germany
(Zone 8a)

July 5, 2002
11:12 PM

Post #296838

They should be planted pretty deep, about 10-12" or so, and they are a wee bit particular about movement. Your friend's was probably ready to go when she planted it.

I'm not such an expert on these guys, but I would suggest you plant it deep and wait for next late spring before anything stunning happens.

I have one coming through at the moment, but it's far from blooming. I don't know if they even bloom the first year.

I reckon somebody like TiG, or Poppysue could help you more.

I just wanted to give you my wee 2cents worth.

Hope it works

Wintermoor
MaVieRose
High Desert, CA
(Zone 8a)

July 5, 2002
11:34 PM

Post #296850

hope this url's help ... http://www.yuccado.com/displayone.php?ytitle=Crinum x 'Ellen Bosanquet', http://www.sfasu.edu/ag/arboretum/plants/crinumlilies/, http://www.tytyga.com/crinum/pg3.html , http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/consumer/factsheets/bulbs-summer/crinum.html

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