‘Ellen Bosanquet’ Crinum Lily

Crinum 'Ellen Bosanquet' Lily

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A must for any traditional Southern garden, ‘Ellen Bosanquet’ Crinum offers burgundy flowers during the hottest summer months. Blooms are usually triggered after a good rain.


Bloom/Feature Trumpet-shaped dark pink blooms mid-summer
Plant Type Spring Bulbs
Evergreen or Deciduous Deciduous
USDA Zones 7,8,9,10
Zone Detail Hardy 0°F
Key Features Returns year after year
Use Border, container, accent
Exposure Full sun to part shade
Bloom Season Summer
Dimension 12-24" H x Clumping
Growth Rate Moderate to fast


Water Natural Southern rainfall
Soil Type Any
Fertilizer Mix in low amount of n-p-k before planting
Pruning None necessary

Planting Instructions

plant in full sun to part shade
dig hole 2X the height of the bulb
soil should be 2-3” over the bulb
water after planting
natural southern rainfall
mulch in hard frost areas