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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
Crinum × powellii pink Crinum × powellii 'Roseum'
Crinum are bulbous perennials, sometimes evergreen, with umbels of showy, fragrant, funnel-shaped flowers held well above the strap-shaped leaves
C. × powellii is a bulbous perennial forming a tuft of strap-shaped, bright green leaves, with umbels of fragrant, trumpet-shaped light pink flowers to 12cm in width, on stems to 1.5m, from late summer
Toxicity Ingestion may cause mild stomach upset
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist but well-drained, deep, humus-rich, fertile soil. Intolerant of waterlogging and may need some protection from frosts in colder areas. Keep neck of the bulb just proud of the soil
Propagate by seed sown in containers with bottom heat when ripe or by offsets in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders
Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants Architectural City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Gravel Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants Sub-tropical
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Generally pest free but slugs and snails may attack young growth
Generally disease free
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