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Poison Bulb, Variegated Grand Crinium Lily
Crinum asiaticum 'Variegatum'

Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Crinum (KRY-num) (Info)
Species: asiaticum (a-see-AT-ee-kum) (Info)
Cultivar: Variegatum

Category:

Perennials

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:

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:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Evergreen

Variegated

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Regional

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

Deland, Florida

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Gainesville, Florida

Saint Petersburg, Florida

Sarasota, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Nov 7, 2008, gothqueen from Gainesville, FL wrote:

I have grown this plant successfully as both a terrestrial and a fully aquatic plant in a pond. It does not rot, as one would imagine, but will develop a huge root system if grown in water.

This is a great crinum to add interest to the landscape. It gets very large and pups readily. Greener pups can be removed and more variegated ones selected out for propagation.

Positive

On Aug 5, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

variegated form of a very easy to grow plant that is tolerant of all sorts of soil types (as long as well draining). Likes lots of water, but will survive on average water. Can become quite large (up to 4' across). Relatively fast grower.