Saturday, July 24, 2010

Crinum Ellen Bosanquet

The first three pics above are taken this morning. The next three pics below are taken the first day it bloomed, the 20th of this month.

Breeder of this beauty, Louis Bosanquet, named it after his wife. He hybridized it circa 1910 in Florida. Its ancestry is unknown. It produces dark rose-red bell-shaped flowers. Its scape measures about 3 feet tall. The flowers has mild fragrance.

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