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Crinum Ellen Bosanquet
Crinum Ellen Bosanquet
Crinum Ellen Bosanquet
Crinum Ellen Bosanquet

Crinum Ellen Bosanquet
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SIZE 24/+

Good for cutting

Perfect for pots

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Just when you thought you knew your crinums, along comes Crinum ‘Ellen Bosanquet’ with a fabulous new shade of pink! You simply won’t believe your eyes when the big, deep-crimson pink blooms unfurl in summer – not only is the colour showy, new and unusual, but they bring with them that classic and powerful sweet crinum scent too. Blasting through your borders with a bright shock of pink, they certainly make an impressive feature.

Grow this outstanding new variety in sunny, sheltered borders and it’ll first produce a big display of lush strap-like foliage, then shoot up a sturdy tall stem topped with a fanfare of large trumpet blooms. Like all crinums, Crinum ‘Ellen Bosanquet’ bulbs sometimes take a year to establish before putting on this incredible display, but it’s well worth the wait. Not only will they look fabulous and flamboyant towering above your border perennials, but they’re a brilliant cut flower too and create the most luxurious indoor displays.

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Colour:

Crimson pink

Height:

75-100 cm / 30-40"

Planting season:

Spring

Flowering time:

Summer

Botanical name:

Crinum Ellen Bosanquet

Light requirements:

Partial shade / full sun

Soil moisture:

Average

Naturalising:

Strong

Perennial:

Yes

  • Plant your crinum bulbs in spring and grow on in frost-free conditions or plant straight outside after risk of frost has passed
  • Grow in borders or containers in full sun
  • Plant shallowly with top of the bulb exposed
  • Space the bulbs about 15-20cm apart
  • Plant with the pointed side facing upwards
  • Water-in after planting and keep hydrated while in growth
  • Plants may take a year to establish before flowering

    Read more in our planting guide

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