Crinum Cintho Alpha
£8.50 – £43.50
Crinum Cintho Alpha. Robust perennial. Likes to be in a south facing position, preferably in the shelter of a warm sunny site, in fertile, well-drained soil. In cooler areas cover with a dry winter mulch. This Crinum has been crossed with crinum powelli and powelli alba. The flower stem bears a cluster of about 10 large funnel shaped, fragrant blooms, in late summer or Autumn.
Top Size Bulbs (24up) Supplied.
August – September
1 bulb, 3 bulbs, 6 bulbs
Plant: April-May with tip of bulb just above the soil. Spacing 45 cm. Flowers August-September. Height 75-100 cm.
Hardy. Clump forming perennial. Requires full sun or light shade, along with well drained fertile soil. For best results feed with a slow release fertilizer that has high potash. These large bulbs are best in the ground due their size, the bulbs clump up quickly so will not perform well in a pot, they need plenty of root space.
Propagation: Once overcrowded, lift the clump, split by pulling apart gently and replant.