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Crinum x worsleyi 'Garden Party'

Garden Party Crinum Lily

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Item #: 8444

Zones: 7a to 9b, at least

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 36" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: Hybrid

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

Crinum x worsleyi 'Garden Party' is a little-known but wonderful crinum hybrid from the late plant breeder Dr. Thad Howard. Crinum 'Garden Party' is a cross of Crinum moorei v. schmidtii and Thad's own hybrid, Crinum 'Carnival' (Crinum bulbispermum x (Crinum scabrum x Crinum bulbispermum)). For us, Crinum 'Garden Party' makes a clump of wide, glossy green leaves topped, starting in June, with 3' stalks ending in clusters of lightly fragrant, deep pink flowers, each highlighted by a darker pink stripe down each petal. As with all crinums, they will grow and flower better if the soil stays a bit moist.