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Spider Lily, Swamp Lily, River Lily
Crinum pedunculatum

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

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

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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Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
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neutral
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Positive

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

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

Neutral

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?