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Crinum Lily  Milk and Wine - Crinum zeylanicum


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Crinum zeylanicum - Milk and Wine Crinum Lily

 

 

This is a very beautiful,, fragrant , showy lily . Larger bulbs may flower twice a year. The plant is resistant to insects. It is very easy to grow. The plant can reproduce by bulb or by it's large seed. Bulbs grow huge

Most cold hardy Crinum

Deer, rabbit, and drought resistant

Super easy  to grow 

In Myanmar, Crinum lily is considered to be a guardian angel and found in front of houses. There it is called “Ko Yan Gyi” - the name means “personal guard”.

 

Hardiness Zone- 9-11 ( some places like Dave's Garden has  zone 7 & up)
Bloom–White with burgundy stripes in the middle of the petals. Fragrant
Winter– The bulb is hardy to 20 Fahrenheit. In colder climates  the bulbs have to be lifted for the winter. For better recovery from dormancy, over winter the bulbs potted in slightly moist soil.
Mature Height- This plant may grow to 2-3'
Sun– Part shade to full sun.
Water- Keep soil evenly moist. This plant can tolerate occasional drought as well as occasional flood.
Fertilizer– Fertilize during growing season with balanced fertilizer.
Soil- This plant is adaptable to different soils, but will do best in a well drained mix.
Container- This is an excellent container plant.

We offer plants with xl and large bulbs for sale - both blooming size

Shipped with green leaves , roots packed moist ( not dormant bulbs)