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Crinum americanum St. Mark's, FL
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Crinum americanum St. Mark's, FL

American Crinum Lily

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Item #: 6038

Zones: 7a to 10b

Height: 20" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: United States

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


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This collection of the native bog plant Crinum americanum hails from just south of Tallahassee, Florida, and has thrived in our garden for many years. The glossy, dark green, hippeastrum-like foliage forms 2' wide clumps that multiply from short underground runners. In late summer, the clumps are topped with 2' tall spikes, ending in clusters of large, fragrant, white, star-shaped flowers. We have found Crinum americanum very easy to grow in our moist bog and not difficult to flower as some have written.