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Crinum x baconi 'Pass-Along Bayou Beauty'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Crinum baconi PassAlong Bayou Beauty

Pass-Along Bayou Beauty Crinum Lily

Item #: 9368

Zones: 7b to 10b, at least

Height: 36" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: Hybrid

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

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Crinum 'Pass-Along Bayou Beauty' is a discovery by Texas crinum guru Marcelle Sheppard, that appears to be a heavy-flowering clone of Crinum x baconi...a hybrid of Crinum americanum, x Crinum zeylanicum. For us, Crinum 'Pass-Along Bayou Beauty' forms a medium-sized clump, topped for us starting in mid October with 3' tall, but lax stalks, ending in an umbel of up to 7 bright maroon buds that open as fragrant white, outfacing flowers, each petal highlighted by a dark stripe of red near the tips...a very vigorous grower.  In Sept, the scapes flop badly.


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