Crinum Lily
Crinum 'J.C. Harvey'

Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Crinum (KRY-num) (Info)
Cultivar: J.C. Harvey

Category:

Bulbs

Perennials

Shrubs

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Flowers are fragrant

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

This plant is resistant to deer

Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Decatur, Alabama

Brooksville, Florida (2 reports)

Jacksonville, Florida

Pine Mountain, Georgia

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

North Augusta, South Carolina

Corpus Christi, Texas

Fate, Texas

Galveston, Texas

Houston, Texas

Humble, Texas

Missouri City, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Sep 6, 2009, revlar from Brooksville, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:

J C Harvey is a hybrid cross of ...C. Ceylanicum C. moorei .. it is sterile .... it will not produce seeds!