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PlantFiles: Spider Lily, Swamp Lily, River Lily
Crinum pedunculatum

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Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Crinum (KRY-num) (Info)
Species: pedunculatum (ped-un-kew-LAH-tum) (Info)

8 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Bulbs
Herbs
Perennials

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

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)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen
Smooth-Textured
Succulent

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive YSFinHollywoodS On Nov 22, 2013, YSFinHollywoodS from Hollywood, SC wrote:

This is a prolific plant in Charleston, SC. It might be considered naturalized.

Neutral annajeang On Jun 22, 2011, annajeang from Fernandina Beach, FL wrote:

Beautiful plant. I started mine from seed three years ago, however it has never bloomed. I live in NE Florida and it is well within the zones. Any ideas on why this hasn't bloomed for me?

Regional...

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

Mobile, Alabama
Fernandina Beach, Florida
Jacksonville, Florida
Punta Gorda, Florida
Winter Springs, Florida
Kapaa, Hawaii
Wilmington, North Carolina
Conway, South Carolina
Fair Play, South Carolina
Hollywood, South Carolina
Houston, Texas
Katy, Texas



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