Scented Crinum xpowellii ??

Thu, 17 Jul 2008 10:06:29 PDT
I am not sure how hardy C. jagus is but it has certainly been hardy and
healthy in zone 8

I have one that has been ID'ed as a variation pf C. jagus called C.
I was lucky enough to live in Naples, FL where Henry Nehrling (who brought
giganteum to the US) retired, I lived a few blocks from his Carribean
Gardens.  This plant came from an old garden in Naples as a gift from a

The scent is an amazingly intoxicating vanilla/honey that still brings a
smile to my face every time it blooms.

Erin Grace, Thomasville, GA USA

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