Crinum x augustum 'Queen Emma'

COMMON NAME

Queen Emma Crinum Lily

TYPE

Bulbs

FAMILY

Amaryllidaceae

NOTES

Fragrant white, star-shaped flowers with purple on the back of the petals are borne on large inflorescences on red stems. The broad, dark maroon-tinted leaves are centered with a depressed midvein that runs the entire length of the leaf, which can reach 36 inches in height.

The cultivar is named for Queen Emma, the queen consort of Kamehameha IV), who ruled Hawaii from 1855 to 1863. A sterile hybrid of probably Crinum zeylanicum x Crinum asiaticum

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Tropical Southeast Asia

NATIVE HABITAT

Hybrid

WEB SOURCES

chicagobotanic.org

worldplants.ca



Crinum augustum