crinum

mamccflJuly 13, 2007

Can anyone tell me if crinum grow well in sw Florida? I live on the coast in Sarasota and am new here. Thanks.

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greenelbows1(z9--so LA)

There are lots of crinums and I'm sure some of them would do well for you--but I can't tell you which ones. I grow some in south Louisiana, but I don't even know the names of most of them, which is unusual for me and very unhelpful for you! There's a pretty good listing on the Yucca Do nursery site, and I find they're very good at giving information about where things will grow. (Also sell good plants!)

    Bookmark   July 14, 2007 at 12:37AM
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honeybunny2(Z9TX)

I got my giant red leaf crinum when I was in West Palm Beach Florida and had it shipped to Texas. It loves it here, but I fell in love wit it when I saw it there. I also got my peach angel trumphet when I was there, I have taken of photo of each to show you.

    Bookmark   July 15, 2007 at 10:52PM
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bodiggly

mamccfl,

There is a Florida forum where you will get a lot of info for growing in Fl.

    Bookmark   July 22, 2007 at 8:42PM
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beachplant(9b)

They will do fabulous for you. Your climate is really similar to ours & perfect for crinums. They are trouble free and will grow almost anywhere, swamps, the driest & hottest part of your yard, on the beach.
Tally HO!

    Bookmark   September 21, 2007 at 3:34PM
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honeybunny2(Z9TX)

Would the person in Florida, that I am suppost to mail the crinum and peach angel trumphet to please email me, I cannot find your address. Both are rooted. Barbra,

    Bookmark   September 23, 2007 at 12:19PM
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danbo(8b MS Coast)

Mississippi coast here. I've got about 6 varities of crinums. (Would love to find one of those spider crinums with lavender fringe on the pedals I saw in Yucatan)

Be aware. The bulbs you buy "may" be too immature to bloom for a while. But if your patient... Flowering sized bulbs can be expensive. Especially of the harder to find varities.

    Bookmark   March 9, 2008 at 6:59PM
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