Crinum Hybrids Red

This page contains information about Crinum hybrids with rose red or deep pink flowers.


Crinum 'Antares' is a hybrid of C. 'Ellen Bosanquet' × C. 'J.C. Harvey' induced by Alani Davis. Unlike its sister seedling, 'Infusion', 'Antares' is a huge plant that does not offset readily. Photos taken June 2006 by Alani Davis.

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Crinum 'Birthday Party' is a hybrid of C. 'Bradley Giant' × C. scabrum made by Luther Bundrant. It has large, wide open, fragrant, rose-red flowers. Photos taken June 2009 by Jay Yourch.

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Crinum 'Bradley' is a hybrid of unknown parentage which probably involves C. scabrum and C. flaccidum made by H.B. Bradley. It has open-faced, fragrant, pink flowers on tall scapes. The foliage is untidy and sprawls on the ground like the C. flaccidum parent. Photo taken by Alani Davis.

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Crinum 'Burgundy' is probably a hybrid of C. scabrum × C. moorei. It looks much like 'Ellen Bosanquet'. Photos taken July 2009 by Jay Yourch.

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Crinum 'Carnival' is a hybrid of C. bulbispermum × C. 'Thaddeus Howard' made by T. M. Howard in 1964. It often has random white streaks on its rose red flowers, as well as subtle darker stripes along the petal keels. Because of the random white streaks it has been described as a chimera by several authors, but unless genetic tests have been performed this claim is dubious. 'Candy Ruffles' is its less well known sister seedling. Photos taken May 2007 by Jay Yourch.

Closeup of Crinum 'Carnival' showing random white variegation on petals at the 9:00 and 11:00 positions, Jay YourchCloseup of Crinum 'Carnival', Jay YourchCrinum 'Carnival' umbel, Jay YourchCrinum 'Carnival' blooming plant, Jay Yourch

Crinum 'Eagle Rock' is a hybrid of unknown ancestry but based on its appearance and bloom season it seems related to the C. × powellii group. It has dark pink flowers on very tall scapes up to 6 feet (180 cm) that may topple if not staked. There is some confusion surrounding this plant and it has been recently sold as both 'Hannibal One' (same plant, different name) and 'Cape Dawn' (a different plant). Photos taken May 2006 by Alani Davis.

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Crinum 'Elizabeth Traub' is a hybrid of C. scabrum × C. 'Ellen Bosanquet' made by Hamilton Traub. The scapes are tall, up to 4 feet (120 cm), and sometimes flop if not staked. Photos taken July 2006 by Jay Yourch & Alani Davis.

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Crinum 'Ellen Bosanquet' is a choice hybrid made by Louis Bosanquet circa 1915. According to T.M. Howard, its ancestry was never revealed, but the parents might be C. scabrum × C. 'J.C. Harvey'. It produces large bell-shaped flowers of dark rose-red on stems up to 3 feet (90 cm) tall. Flowers appear in summer, and healthy established clumps can produce a succession of flowering stems. The soft semi-erect foliage is evergreen in warm climates. Associating it with plants with grey and silver foliage sets the dark flowers off particularly well. Photos by Bill Dijk and Jay Yourch.

Photo of Crinum 'Ellen Bosanquet' by Bill DijkCrinum 'Ellen Bosanquet' umbel. Photo taken July 2004 by Jay Yourch.Clump of Crinum 'Ellen Bosanquet' in bloom. Photo taken July 2004 by Jay Yourch.

Crinum 'Infusion' is a hybrid of C. 'Ellen Bosanquet' × C. 'J.C. Harvey' made by Alani Davis. It offsets readily and is more compact than the parents. The hot pink flowers are large and well formed. 'Antares' is its big sister seedling. Photos taken by Alani Davis and Jay Yourch.

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Crinum 'Lolita' is a hybrid involving C. scabrum made by T.M. Howard. Photo taken July 2009 by Jay Yourch.

Closeup of Crinum 'Lolita', Jay Yourch

Crinum 'Lorraine Clark' is a hybrid of C. 'Ellen Bosanquet' × C. scabrum made by Barry Clark. It is a vigorous, spreading plant with deep red flowers that may have random splashes of white. Easily one of the reddest of Crinum hybrids. Photos taken by Alani Davis.

Closeup of Crinum 'Lorraine Clark', Alani DavisCrinum 'Lorraine Clark' umbel, Alani DavisCloseup of streaked Crinum 'Lorraine Clark', Alani DavisCrinum 'Lorraine Clark' umbel with streaked flowers, Alani DavisCrinum 'Lorraine Clark' blooming plant, Alani Davis

Crinum 'Magenta' is a hybrid of unknown ancestry. Photos taken June 2009 by Alani Davis.

Closeup of Crinum 'Magenta'. Photo by Alani DavisCrinum 'Magenta' umbel. Photo by Alani Davis

Crinum 'Rose Parade' is a hybrid of C. 'Ellen Bosanquet' × C. moorei made by Barry Clark. It is a large, vigorous plant with huge rose red flowers. Photos taken August 2006 by Jay Yourch & Alani Davis.

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Crinum 'Sunbonnet' is a hybrid of C. 'Ellen Bosanquet' × C. bulbispermum made by Tom Perry. Compared to its sister seedling, 'Super Ellen', 'Sunbonnet' has shorter and more spreading foliage, shorter scapes, and darker, nearly red, flowers. Photos taken June 2006 by Jay Yourch.

Closeup of Crinum 'Sunbonnet', Jay YourchCrinum 'Sunbonnet' umbel, Jay YourchCrinum 'Sunbonnet' blooming plant, Jay Yourch

Crinum 'Super Ellen' is a hybrid of C. 'Ellen Bosanquet' × C. bulbispermum made by Tom Perry and a sister seedling to 'Sunbonnet'. It is a gigantic plant with sturdy scapes to 6 feet (180 cm) and is seed fertile with hand pollination. Photos of flowering plant taken June 2006 by Jay Yourch. Photo comparing bulb sizes of 'Ellen Bosanquet' and 'Super Ellen' taken by Tom Perry.

Closeup of Crinum 'Super Ellen'. Photo taken June 2006 by Jay YourchCrinum 'Super Ellen' umbel. Photo taken June 2006 by Jay YourchCrinum 'Super Ellen' blooming plant. Photo taken June 2006 by Jay YourchThe big bulb on the left is C. 'Ellen Bosanquet' and the giant bulb on the right is C. 'Super Ellen'. Photo by Tom Perry

Crinum 'This is Outrageous' is a hybrid of C. scabrum × C. moorei. Photos taken July 2009 by Alani Davis.

Closeup of Crinum 'This is Outrageous'. Photo by Alani DavisCrinum 'This is Outrageous' umbel. Photo by Alani DavisCrinum 'This is Outrageous'. Photo by Alani Davis

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