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Crinum Lily
Crinum x digweedii 'Royal White'

Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Crinum (KRY-num) (Info)
Species: x digweedii
Cultivar: Royal White

Category:

Bulbs

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Magenta (Pink-Purple)

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

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:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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

Seed Collecting:

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:

Lafayette, Louisiana

Bishopville, Maryland

North Augusta, South Carolina

Richmond, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Negative

On Jul 28, 2013, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Rating negative b/c I do not like crinums with runaway foliage that breaks and makes the overall plant look messy. However, I think most people would give this plant a "positive" as the flowers are very pretty and the lemon fragrance is positively intoxicating.

Mine is presently planted inground, full sun, with good access to sprinkler. But it's coming out....