Crinum powellii pink

Common Name :Powell Lily, Crinum lily, Cape Lily, Crinum powellii pink, Swamp Lily Botanical name :Crinum powellii Family : Amaryllidaceae

Crinum powellii pink

Kingdom - Plantae

Subfamily - Amaryllidoideae

Order - Asparagales

Genus - Crinum

Species - powellii

Origin / Native - South Africa

Parent species - Crinum bulbispermum[Orange River lily], Crinum moorei[Natal Lily]

Height - Up to 4 feet 11 inches tall

Spread - Up to 5.5 feet wide

Type - Herbaceous annual, perennial

Category - Bulbs

Flowers - Large, showy, pink, funnel shaped, sweet fragrant, clustered, 6 petals, 5 gray stamens

Foliage - Evergreen, long, strap shaped, grass like leaves

Hazards - Plant is poisonous

Light requirement & Care - Full sun, partial shade, moist, rich, well drained soil, average water, water daily

Uses - Ornamental plant

Flowering Season - Early summer to fall

Propagation - Bulbs

Good For - Containers, borders, river banks

Photographs: Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Ooty Lake Garden, Nilgiris district, Udhagamandalam, Tamil Nadu, India

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