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Crinum Lily
Crinum 'White Queen'

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

Bulbs

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 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)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Deciduous

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

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:

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:

Phoenix, Arizona

Dahlonega, Georgia

Ville Platte, Louisiana

Liberty, North Carolina

Houston, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Apr 17, 2009, dmj1218 from west Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

A Luther Burbank hybrid--most serious crinum grower's consider this one to be among the most beautiful and definitely the most photogenic of all hybrid crinum's. Seldom offset's, very slow to mature and attain blooming size (but when it does it rewards you with multiple bloom cycles throughout the summer), usually from tissue cultures, C. 'White Queen' is a cross of C. x powellii 'Alba' and C. macowanii (which gives it incredible cold hardiness).