Darling Lily

Family: Amaryllidaceae
Genus: Crinum
Species: flaccidum
Main Flower Colour: Cream


Clump-forming herb, lacking a pseudostem.

Leaves several, basal, ± spreading, broad-linear, 30–80 cm long, 1–5 cm wide, margins ± rough.

Scape 10–75 cm high; umbel 5–16-flowered; bracts membranous to papery, to 16 cm long; pedicels 1.5–7 cm long. Flowers with heavy scent. Perianth tube 2–11 cm long; lobes elliptic to oblanceolate, 3–10 cm long, spreading, white to yellowish. Stamens with filaments 2.5–6.5 cm long, pink or purple; anthers 4–12 mm long, ± crescent-shaped, yellow. Beak on ovary absent or to 10 mm long.

Flowering start in October and ends in April.


The main flower colour is cream.


Views (per week)26


Bio Regions

Murray Darling Depression (MDD)

Related Blogs

The following are links to Members' Blogs that contain the words "Darling Lily" OR "Crinum" OR "Amaryllidaceae". Creating Blogs is restricted to Members only. Not a Member? Join here.

There are no blogs available. Results based on search "Darling Lily" OR "Crinum" OR "Amaryllidaceae"

Comments & Reviews

Post a Comment
Add Photos & Files
Edit Wildflower
Alert Admin

Sponsored Links