Crinum Powellii White
The Garden Amaryllis Crinum Powelli Var. alba is ideal for the border or to be grown in large container for the patio. They produce massive Amaryllis like stems 3 ft high, with gorgeous white trumpets and have a deliciously sweet scent. The huge bulbs have a length of 30cm , so they need a large tub.
Details Crinum Powellii White
- Ideal plant for in a pot on your terrace
- Very easy to grow
- Strong – Disease Resistant
- Blooms: July – August
- Flower colour: white
- Leaf colour: Green
- Full grown height: 80 cm – 100 cm
- Plant location: sunny
- Plant depth: 25 cm
- Plant spacing: 50 cm
- Hardiness: -10 Celsius
- Preferred soil: Well drained
How to take care of Crinum Powellii White
Plant Crinum Powellii White in a sunny sheltered spot, in well-drained soil enriched with lots of organic material and bone meal. The tip of the bulb should be just visible above the surface of the soil.
Ensure that you have allowed sufficient space, as Crinum Powellii White can grow quite large. Crinum Powellii White are also suitable for growing in pots, which should be brought indoors for winter. If planted in borders to survive harsh winters apply a mulch (straw or newspaper) over them to avoid any frost damage.
Remove when all danger of frost has passed. Crinum Powellii White may be divided every 3-5 years because Crinum Powellii White are long and deep rooted, and it’s best to dig up the whole clump and then remove the side bulbs rather than try to slice them off while still in the ground.
Division is best done in late autumn.