Crinum Menehune Lily
Crinum Menehune is the botanical name for everyone’s favorite Red bog lily. They are compact, warm, and moist plants that produce an abundance of showy flowers in the summer. In addition.
These Crinum lilies often flower in summers producing some of the most gorgeous, fragrant, pink tubular flowers. When the flowers of this crinum lily bloom, it looks like a spider, similar to Crinum asiaticum which produces white flowers and has big broad leaves.
At maturity, these crinum lily creates a dense bush that spreads up to 30 cm in diameter. Crinum Lily Pink is an excellent choice for garden beds, mass planting, frontiers, pots, and container planting. These are the areas where their Striking Pink flower on top of compact size and red leaves makes an imposing presence in the garden.
Light & Temperature –
Red Crinum Lily does well when planted in light shade to full sun. Strong sunlight may scorch the leaves.
Watering & Feeding-
Crinum can tolerate short periods of drought but still requires consistent watering. Water and fertilize generously throughout the plants’ active growing season. Reduce watering during the cooler months in areas where the plant continues to grow through the winter.
Soil & Repotting-
This tropical plant appreciates fertile, organically rich, consistently moist soil filled with organic matter.
Repot the plant once it outgrows its current pot. Use pot size not bigger than 2″ at a time.
True lilies belong to the genus Lilium and grow from plump, scaly bulbs. They grow magnificent flowers that command attention wherever they are planted. Lily flowers are valued for their very showy, often fragrant flowers.
At home or in landscape lily shows formal and naturalistic settings. lilies adapt easily to containers. They all make wonderful cut flowers. By carefully blending early, mid-season, and late varieties into your garden, you will enjoy their bewitching blooms and seductive scents from spring through frost.