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Swamp Lily, Spider Lily
Scientific Name: Crinum jagus (Thompson) Dandy
Synonym:
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Swamp Lily, Spider Lily (Crinum  jagus)
Crinum jagus in Curtis Botanical Magazine
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 8,9,12-24
USDA: 9-10

Frost Tolerance: Depends on variety

Sun Exposure: Part shade to full sun

Origin: Tropical Africa

Growth Habits: Perennial to 3 feet tall (90 cm)

Watering Needs: Abundant water, keep soil moist, but most species like a good drainage.

Propagation: Division, seeds take a long time to germinate, and then reach flowering size.


Robust plants with fleshy stems. Swamp lilies are very tropical looking

Cultural Practices:
Divide plants every few years when the plants don't bloom well any more. Use mulch and occasional fertilizer.

Blooming Habits:
White, funnelform flowers, up to 7 inches long (17.5 cm).

Fruiting Habits:


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