Crinum Lily 'Splendens'

Crinum procerum

Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Crinum (KRY-num) (Info)
Species: procerum (PRO-ker-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Splendens



Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Where to Grow:

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36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


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)

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun


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Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

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Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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

Seed Collecting:

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

Cypress, California

Manhattan Beach, California

San Marino, California

Santa Barbara, California

Cary, North Carolina

Cibolo, Texas

Seadrift, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Jun 13, 2010, MikeyToo from Cypress, CA (Zone 10a) wrote:

I notice the color description of the flower above says "white" but my flower as well as several other flowers I have seen are more of a light Burgundy in color with a darker Burgundy on the edges/underside.


On Jun 25, 2006, rosemarysims from Mermentau, LA (Zone 8b) wrote:

One of the most dramatic, easy and tolerant garden plants I know. It's a wonderful focal point. I saw an enormous specimen of this plant in coastal SC that was at least 10' tall and almost as wide. Under salty dry conditions as I grow it, the leaves tend to discolor and it grows more slowly. But still it blooms like a maniac from dark purple sheathed stalks, many times multiple heads appearing at a time. The best specimen I saw locally was N of Houston under acid conditions. In a stunning combination, it was growing with an amber Noisette rose. The plant was at least 8' tall.

It is hardy where the ground does not freeze and quickly recovers if we have a hard frost. Don't cut off the frosted leaves even if its unsightlyness bugs you as it will protect the plant from f... read more