Cardiocrinum


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Cardiocrinum

 

a genus of bulbous plants of the lily family.

Cardiocrina are monocarpous plants that bloom in the fourthor fifth year and form a massive stem, about 2.5 m in height andcovered with heart-shaped leaves. The leaves closest to the rootsare about 30 cm long. The flowers are white, brownish inside;they are aromatic and up to 15 cm in length. There are 20–25flowers in an inflorescence. The three known species of Cardio-crinum grow in the damp forests of the Himalayas, central andeastern China, Japan, Sakhalin Island, and the Kuril Islands. Allspecies of Cardiocrinum are ornamental. They are propagatedboth by seed, which germinate a year after sowing, and bydaughter bulbs.

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Cardiocrinum giganteum The largest of all lilies grows up to 11.
In summer if you follow the right path leading from the dell back to the house you may see the most imposing of flowering plants, cardiocrinum giganteum.
Other summer 'bulbs' to look out for include amaryllis, cardiocrinum, crinum, crocosmia, eucomis, gladioli, ixia, ornithogolum, roscoea, tigridia and zantedeschia.
One is the giant (6ft) Himalayan lily, cardiocrinum giganteum.
Some bulbs, such as cardiocrinum, require a moist soil, in which case avoid too much competition for moisture from the roots of surrounding plants.
This spectacular plant - Cardiocrinum glehnii - has massive crimson-striped cream trumpets that'll really make your garden stand out.
WHITE-scented trumpets are an imposing sight on top of the enormous stems of Cardiocrinum giganteum.
If your loved one has specialist horticultural knowledge, he or she will appreciate the message encoded in a mature bulb of cardiocrinum giganteum or a potgrown plant of the exotic climber ceropegia linearis subsp.
Among his most memorable trips was a trek through the Himalayas three years ago in search of species of plants such as Arisaema, Cardiocrinum, Diosporopsis, and Sorbus.
Another special Chinese plant in flower is Cardiocrinum giganteum, with large white or cream lily-like flowers produced on six feet tall stems.
Cardiocrinum has massively long white trumpets each with a maroon stripe down the petal and emits a powerful waft of creamy carnations.