Crinum


Crinum is generally white, although certain species have some color.
Crinum is generally white, although certain species have some color.

The Crinum genus varies widely, growing in America, Africa, Asia, and Australia. Likewise, there are roughly 100 different species of Crinum.

Where it is not hardy, this amaryllis relative makes a good candidate for bedding out or container gardening and wintering indoors. A sunny spot with moist but well-drained soil suits this pretty summer-bloomer, but it will also grow submerged in a water garden.

Crinum Quick Facts

Scientific Name: Crinum americanum

Common Name: Crinum

Plant Type: Bulb

Growing Zones for Crinum: Hardy to zone 9

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