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PlantFiles: Crinum Lily
Crinum 'Bradley'

Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Crinum (KRY-num) (Info)
Cultivar: Bradley

13 members have or want this plant for trade.


18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Blooms all year


Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From bulbils

Seed Collecting:
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive JeanneTX On Jun 17, 2007, JeanneTX from Willis, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

This hybrid (probably C. scabrum x flaccidum) from H.B. Bradley of Australia has much narrower, glossy, green foliage than the powellii hybrids, grows to about 2' tall x 3' wide clump. Each 2' tall scape is topped in early to mid summer with a dozen wine-colored and very fragrant flowers


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

Umatilla, Florida
Raleigh, North Carolina
North Augusta, South Carolina
Humble, Texas
Willis, Texas
Winnsboro, Texas

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