Red Leaf Bog Lily
Beautiful, Red Leaf Bog Lily, 'Crinum', has stunning, deep red-maroon, lance-like foliage and magnificent, bright-pink blooms all season long, summer to fall. Considered an annual in the north, this plant is a little more cold hardy than most bog lilies. Red Leaf Bog Lily grows 1 - 3 ft tall with a 1 foot, or wider spread. Red Leaf Bog Lily attracts hummingbirds and butterflies and adds an exotic look to your water garden setting!
Height Grows 1 - 2 feet tall or taller
Width Spread is 1 foot spread or wider
Sunlight Requirements Grows well in full sun to part shade
Moisture Requirements Moist soil to wet with up to 6 inches of water above the roots of established plants
Zone Hardy in zones 8 - 12, overwinter indoors north of there
Plant Red Leaf Bog Lily or 'Crinum' in a container, using heavy loam soil, place container in shallow water in your pond in full to part sun. Keep soil moist and make sure to keep the crown of the plant above the water. Also great for naturalizing in bog areas in the south, as long as you are able to keep soil moist.