Crinum x powelli, haaklelie, la crinole (picture)
H. 1.20 Flowering season : 7/9. Plant in Spring. Crinum needs full sun and well-drained, though not dry, humus soil. They develop best if you leave them undisturbed for many years. Long strap-shaped leaves (1m). Out of the middle of the loaf rosette comes a tall stem with several lily-alike flowers over a period of weeks. A magnificent bulbous plant that mostly is cultivated in pots. In our garden the crinums grow in the borders and are protected in winter with leaves. They appreciate a big gift of compost before flowering. Plant the bulbs so that the tips are only lightly covered. They also exist in white.