Stoloniferous crinum

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 19:16:09 PDT
I answered an ad on Craigslist for some free bulbs  - the lady said tall
white lilies that had taken over a bed, so I was imagining Formosan lilies.
When I got there, she directed me around the side of her house, where I
found a bed full of stoloniferous crinum that had spread by both seed and
stolon. None were currently in bloom, but some had seed pods.

The lady said that they bloomed white, and that she was given them by a
friend many years ago, and thought that 'crinum' sounded like the name :) .
The bed they were in was normal garden soil, and she said it wasn't a wet
area. I dug up one bulb with a bud, but some critter nipped that off the
first night here. 

My best guess is erubescens, but are there any ways I can really identify


Lin Grado
Zone 8 in Texas

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