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Shrub Varieties

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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crinum lily is a large tropical lily
Photo 3 of 6Large tropical lily grown for its sword-like dark green foliage and fragrant white flowers.

Crinum Lily (3 of 6)

Plant in moist, but well-drained soil; do not allow soil to dry completely.
Fertilize monthly during growing season.
Plant in sun to partial shade.
Height: 5 feet
Width: 5-7 feet
In zones 2-7, dig bulbs and bring indoors for the winter
Hardy in USDA zones (8) 9-11:
Zone 8: Plant in spring in full sun to partial shade; mulch to conserve moisture; do not allow soil to dry completely; may die back to the ground in cold weather.
Zone 9: Plant in spring in full sun to partial shade; mulch to conserve moisture; do not allow soil to dry completely; water moderately during winter months; prune in early spring, if needed.
Zone 10: Plant in spring in full sun to partial shade; mulch to conserve moisture; do not allow soil to dry completely; water moderately during winter months; prune in early spring, if needed.
Zone 11: Plant in spring in full sun to partial shade; mulch to conserve moisture; do not allow soil to dry completely; water moderately during winter months; prune in early spring, if needed.

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