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Crinum moorei 'Album'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Crinum moorei 'Album'

Moore's Crinum Lily

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Item #: 4553

Zones: 7a to 10b

Height: 18" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: South Africa

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

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This smaller stature crinum has performed quite well in our climate, especially when given light shade during the heat of the day. The wide tropical-looking glossy green foliage makes a short rosette, topped in late May and early June with wide bell-shaped lightly fragrant pure white flowers. According to bulb guru Scott Ogden, C. moorei may go dormant in mid-summer, then resume growth in the fall. Here in NC, growth continues all summer.