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Crinum

A fine specimen plant, crinum lilies also make excellent underplantings for palms or other coarsely textured landscape plants. They are well-suited to hot, dry locations, and grow from what are among the largest true bulbs, some weighing over 40-pounds.

 

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Crinum americanum String Lily, Swamp Lily, Seven Sisters

FP154/FPS154 by Edward F. Gilman, Ryan W. Klein, and Gail HansenOctober 10, 2023A UF/IFAS numbered Organism ID.

Crinum spp.Crinum Lily

FP155/FPS155 by Edward F. Gilman, Ryan W. Klein, and Gail HansenOctober 10, 2023A UF/IFAS numbered Organism ID.

Crinum x amabile Giant Spider Lily

FP156/FPS156 by Edward F. Gilman, Ryan W. Klein, and Gail HansenOctober 10, 2023A UF/IFAS numbered Organism ID.

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Bulbs for the Florida Home Landscape

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