‘Ellen Bosanquet’ Crinum

Crinum 'Ellen Bosanquet'

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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 Blooms 2-3 times starting mid summer. 11 or more trumpet shaped, dark pink blooms on solid stalks.
Plant Type Spring Bulbs
Evergreen or Deciduous Deciduous
USDA Zones 7,8,9,10
Zone Detail Hardy 0 F
Key Features Heat tolerance, drought tolerance, water-wise, reblooming
Use Border, container, accent
Exposure Full sun to part shade
Bloom Season Summer
Dimension 12-24" H x clumping
Growth Rate Moderate to fast growth


Water Natural Southern rainfall
Soil Type Any
Fertilizer Mix in low amount of an even N-P-K before planting
Pruning None

Planting Instructions

plant in part shade to full sun
soil should be just over top of bulb
water after planting