Crinum Lily Details

Crinum Lily

  • Also Known As: Country Lily
  • Botanical Name: Crinum sp.
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Water Demand: Low, Medium
  • Landscape Use: Focal Point/Specimen Plant, Fragrance
  • Ornamental Value: Pink, White
  • Native/Adapted: Adapted
  • Wildlife Value:
  • Season: Summer, Fall
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Upright
  • Plant Spread: 2'
  • Plant Height: 2'


Clumps of sword-shaped, elongated foliage with clusters of pink, white, or striped lily-like flowers on 3- to 4-feet stalks. Extremely tough plant, but make sure to choose winter-hardy selections.

Some great choices for North Central Texas are C. x powellii, C. x powellii 'Album,' C. x 'Mrs. James Hendry,' C. x Ellen Bosanquet, C. x 'Summer Nocturne,' C. x herbertii, and C. x 'Bradley.'

Fragrance ranges from vanilla to very perfumy.

Perennial Care Guide

Cross Reference

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Crinum Lily Photos