Crinum pedunculatum – Swamp Lily

A wonderful and hardy bulbous perennial with broad strappy leaves and eye catching tall flowers from November to March. This is a useful plant for a wide range of challenging positions. It will grow in poorly drained soils, including clay types, will flower in shaded spots as well as sun, grow under trees. The flowers also have a nice scent. They can be a target for slugs and snails, so use an iron based snail pellet from time to time. Naturally occurs on the coast from the Northern Territory to mid coast NSW.

Family : Amaryllidaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Bulb or bulb-like
Width : 3
Flowering Time : Summer, Autumn
Soil Type : Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Saline
Climate Zone : Tropical, Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage, Boggy poorly drained
Special Uses : Fast growing, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Crinum pedunculatum
Common Name : Swamp Lily
Height : 3
Flower Color : White, Pink
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden
Light : Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife :