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Cardiocrinum giganteum - 2012


By Andrewr

Cardiocrinum giganteum - 2012 (Cardiocrinum giganteum)

Sadly, the lily beetles found this before I found them

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sorry to hear about the lily beetle, it is a beautiful plant

5 Jul, 2012


Wonderful, how tall would this be?

5 Jul, 2012


DD - it can reach twelve feet in ideal conditions, but for me it's generally six to eight feet

6 Jul, 2012


Good grief, as large as that? we are growing some Crinums in a pot, what is the difference, is it the size?

6 Jul, 2012


No, crinums and cardiocrinums are completely different. I assume you've got crinum powellii which is the one usually sold. It flowers in mid autumn so you've got a but of a wait yet and wants a well-drained soil and as much sun as possible (perhaps you'll have to take it on holiday to the Bahamas this year?)

6 Jul, 2012

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