Crinum × powellii
Crinum × powellii
Crinum × powellii
Crinum × powellii
Crinum × powellii
Crinum × powellii
Crinum × powellii

Crinum × powellii

"Swamp lily"

Crinum × powellii

1 bulb — £4.17

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Description

Bring some tropical influence into your garden by planting some huge Crinum × powellii bulbs. Long shaped pink flowers will flourish until late summer. Crinum flowers are also known as the Cape Lily or Swamp Lily. Given plenty of care and frost protection this crinum will bloom in succession for many years. The trumpet lily-like flowers of Crinum × powellii are a true eye catcher with a very nice scent on large green stems. You will not regret planting these huge crinum bulbs supplied by Farmer Gracy.

Key features

  • Comes back every year

  • Fragrant

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • Fully hardy

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Crinum × powellii

  • Flower colour

    Pink

  • Bulb size

    1

  • Established height

    1-1.2m

  • Established spread

    30-50cm

  • Plant spacing

    25 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Upright
    Clump-forming

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1-2 years

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Borders
    Exotic gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens
    Gravel gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining
    Damp

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    Yes

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    No

  • Deer resistant

    No

  • Toxicity

    Skin/eyes irritant
    Harmful if eaten

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2024
    You can expect your order in March 2024

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2024
    You can expect your order in April 2024

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2024
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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