Crinum Identification please

Tue, 20 Mar 2012 15:52:04 PDT
My gowenii Hoboken used for comparison had to be staked. It was the first time the bulb bloomed.
However, In reviewing pictures of some other gowenii, I don't see them needing to be staked. I should have other gowenii types blooming this summer also so will learn more about their traits firsthand.
The flowers were held just above the foliage, but the leaves on this one aren't particularly broad.
Jim Lykos (Tue, 20 Mar 2012 09:48:23 PDT)
>Hi Steven and Randy,
>I saw the Crinum in your picture in full flowering at Tully Heads (Tropical 
>Queensland) in a front yard of home a month before the devastating cyclone 
>destroyed much of Tully about 14 months ago. One point of distinction from 
>C. gowenii is that the plant at Tully was very robust with  wide leaves 
>about 1.3 metres high and there were many mature bulb offsets and large 
>broad flowers - the scape was thick and showing flowers just above the 
>foliage  - instead of well above the foliage as seen in most C. bulbispernum 

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