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Crinum - Perennial Plants Genus

Crinum - Perennial Plants Genus

Pink White Crinum americanum Flowers

Pink-White Crinum american Flowers

What is Crinum?

Crinum is a plants genus of perennial plants. It's comprising of about 180 plant species. They thrive in tropical and subtropical climates throughout the world, specifically in moist areas such as swamps, marshes and depressions. They also grow along lakes, rivers and streams.

They produce large, showy flowers on the stems. The plants can grow from bulbs. Basal Crinum leaves are strap-like and long. The leaves range in color from green to light green. Most Crinum plant species find use in aquariums.

Other Crinum Varieties

Some other popular Crinum species include the following:

  • Crinum moorei
  • Crinum asiaticum
  • Crinum macowanii

Grow Crinum at Home

Find a grow bag or raised bed from our collection of Gardening Tools and Equipment to start growing your garden plant of choice.

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