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Crinum species

 
Crinum species
red bog lily
Crinum species
I like the elongated bud in this picture

Common name red bog lily
Family amaryllidaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers white/pink
Size 18"

This plant came with our pond package, installed in the filtration bog where it receives full sun. It was referred to as a 'red bog lily', some kind of crinum. It flowered in July of its second year in our pond, with white or palest pink spidery blooms. The closest match to our plant I've been able to find is Crinum 'Menehune', which features the same dark burgundy foliage, but whose flowers are distinctly pink.
Our plant's leaves get beaten up by our winter freezes, but not enough to knock it back too much.

red bog lily
Just after planting in our brand new pond
Crinum species
The plant now dominates the filtration bog of the pond

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: waterfall pond

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